(c. 1841 - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 20 year old carpenter in Indiana County, he enlisted in Harrisburg on 24 July 1861 and mustered into service as Private, Company H, 12th Pennsylvania Reserves on 10 August in Harrisburg.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was reinterred from his original burial on the battlefield to the new National Cemetery in about 1867.
References & notes
09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD
1 Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869 [AotW citation 4010]
2 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 22925]
3 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <http://www.digitalarchives.state.pa.us/archive.asp?view=ArchiveIndexes&ArchiveID=17> [AotW citation 22926]