(1823 - 1863)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
A 38 year old farmer in Mt. Pleasant, he enlisted there on 21 June 1861 and mustered into service as a Private in Company B, 28th Pennsylvania Infantry on 28 June in Philadelphia.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded by gunshot through the knee in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He died of wounds and illness at a US Amy hospital in Washington, DC on 5 January 1863.
References & notes
03/11/1823; Mt. Pleasant, PA
01/05/1863; Washington, DC; burial in Saint John's Union Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, PA
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, Vol. 1, pp. 444 - 445 [AotW citation 8056]
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 23133]
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. 373 [AotW citation 23134]