(c. 1836 - 1862)
Home State: West Virginia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Age 25, he enlisted in Company E, 7th West Virginia Infantry on 31 July 1861.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He died of wounds at the hospital at Smoketown, MD on 4 October 1862.
After the War
He was reinterred from his original burial on the Antietam battlefield to the National Cemetery in about 1867.
References & notes
10/04/1862; 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 4216]
2 State of West Virginia, Adjutant General's Office, and Francis P. Peirpoint, AG, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of West Virginia for the Year ending December 31, 1864, Wheeling: John McDermot, Public Printer, 1865, pg. 159 [AotW citation 25143]