(c. 1843 - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
An 18 year old farmer in Farmington, he enlisted on 18 September 1861 in Tioga County, and mustered into service as Private, Company H, 45th Pennsylvania Infantry later that month in Harrisburg.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
After the War
He was reinterred from his original burial on South Mountain to the National Cemetery about 1867.
References & notes
09/14/1862; Fox's Gap, 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 4273]
2 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <http://www.digitalarchives.state.pa.us/archive.asp?view=ArchiveIndexes&ArchiveID=17> [AotW citation 23042]