(c. 1818 - 1862)
Home State: Ohio
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 30th Ohio Infantry
Age 43, he enlisted as Private in Company G, 30th Ohio Infantry on 17 August 1861.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in the leg in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at the Locust Spring field hospital near Keedysville, MD and his right leg was amputated at the thigh, but he died of his wounds on 20 (or 13) October 1862. He was reinterred from his original burial on the field to the National Cemetery during or before 1867.
References & notes
10/20/1862; Keedysville, 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 4132]
2 State of Ohio, Roster Commission, Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, 12 Volumes, Akron: The Werner Company, 1893-95, Vol. 3, pg. 416 [AotW citation 22195]
3 Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 377 [AotW citation 22196]