(1840 - 1914)
Home State: New York
Command Billet: Soldier
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 23rd New York Infantry
He enlisted as Private, Company D, in the 23rd 16 May 1861. He was detached for service with Battery B, 4th US Artillery.
On the Campaign
He was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions at Antietam on September 17th.
The rest of the War
He was wounded at Fredericksburg, 13 December 1862, and lost his left arm. He returned to service as 2nd Lieutenant in the Veteran Reserve Corps in January 1865.
After the War
He was mustered out of Volunteer service in October 1866. He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the 45th US Infantry 28 July 1866, and retired 31 December 1870.
References & notes
Source: Heitman, Francis Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army 1789-1903, Washington, US Government Printing Office, 1903.
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2/16/1840; New York, NY
10/23/1914; burial in Mount Hope Cemetery, Kansas City, KS