(1845 - 1862)
Home State: Delaware
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd Delaware Infantry
From Philadelphia, PA, he enlisted in Company B, 2nd Delaware Infantry in Philadelphia on 1 June 1861 - giving his age as 18 - and mustered on 13 June in Wilmington, DE.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862 at age 16.
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 4129]
2 State of Delaware, Adjutant General's Office, Civil War Military records for Delaware Units, Published 1861-, first accessed 31 January 2015, <http://archives.delaware.gov/CivilWar/volumes/>, Source page: Muster Roll, 2nd Delaware Rgt., pp. 17-18 [AotW citation 14231]