(1817 - 1896)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd Wisconsin Infantry
He enlisted in Company G, 2nd WIsconsin Infantry on April 19, 1861 from Portage, WI. He was described as a 43 year old, 5'10" tall carpenter, with gray hair, gray eyes and a dark complexion.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the chest in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
The rest of the War
He was discharged for disability on 20 December 1862 on a Surgeon's Certificate Of Disability at the US Army General Hospital, Baltimore, MD.
References & notes
11/13/1817; Labrouf Township, Erie County, PA
10/06/1896; Sioska, WI; burial in Lake View Cemetery, Chetek, WI
1 Quiner, Edwin Bentley, The Military History of Wisconsin, Chicago: Clarke & Company, Publishers, 1866, pg. 454 [AotW citation 10242]
2 State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pg. 364 [AotW citation 13953]