(1837 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 64th New York Infantry
A 24 year old teacher, musician, and laborer on his father's farm in Perrysburg, Cattaraugus County, he enlisted on 7 October 1861 in Versailles and mustered as Corporal, Company A, 64th New York Infantry on 9 October.
On the Campaign
He was killed while carrying the colors in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
His brother George found his body and buried it on the field. His remains were later returned home and he was buried in Versailles on 7 October 1862.
References & notes
More on the Web
His wartime letters are at the New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center, Sarasota Springs.
09/02/1837; Cattaraugus County, NY
09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Versailles Cemetery, Versailles, NY