(1835 - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
He enlisted as Sergeant in Company E, 72nd Pennsylvania Infantry on 10 August 1861.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
The rest of the War
He died at a hospital in Hagerstown, MD on 25 September 1862. He was initially buried in a plot near the Alms House in Hagerstown.
09/25/1862; Hagerstown, MD; burial in Lancaster Cemetery, Lancaster, PA
1 Banes, Charles H., History of the Philadelphia Brigade. Sixty-ninth, Seventy-first, Seventy-second, and One hundred and sixth Pennsylvania Volunteers , Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Company, 1876, pp. 307 - 311 [AotW citation 8649]
2 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 17639]