(c. 1840 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 23rd New York Infantry
Age 21, he enlisted on 31 December 1861 in Elmira to serve 16 months and mustered as Private, Company F, 23rd New York Infantry the same day.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at the field hospital in Smoketown near Sharpsburg, but died there of wounds on 5 October 1862.
References & notes
10/05/1862; 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 4263]
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 1899, Ser. No. 20, pg. 525 [AotW citation 22631]
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. 413 [AotW citation 22632]