(c. 1837 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
He enlisted at age 24 in New York City, and mustered in as Private, Company C, 82nd New York Infantry on 21 May 1861.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded by gunshot to his right hip in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at a field hospital on the Hoffman Farm near Sharpsburg, then was admitted to the Smoketown Hospital on 8 October. He died of his wounds there later in the month.
After the War
He was reinterred from his original burial at Smoketown, MD to the National Cemetery about 1867.
References & notes
10/1862; Smoketown, 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 4188]
2 State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1901, Ser. No. 29, pg. 462 [AotW citation 23331]
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. 394 [AotW citation 23332]
4 Otis, George Alexander, A Report on Excisions of the Head of the Femur for Gunshot Injury, Washington: US Army, Office of the Surgeon General, 1869, pg. 92 [AotW citation 23333]