(c. 1840 - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Age 21, he enlisted and mustered into service as a Private in Company P, 28th Pennsylvania Infantry on 1 January 1862 in Point of Rocks, MD.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded by a gunshot in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at the Ward Springs field hospital on or near the Hoffman Farm near Sharpsburg, but he died there of wounds on 19 September 1862.
References & notes
09/19/1862; Sharpsburg, MD
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, Vol. 1, pp. 481 - 483 [AotW citation 8120]
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 23151]
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. 389 [AotW citation 23152]