(c. 1835 - 1862)
Home State: Michigan
Branch of Service: Artillery
A 23 year old laborer, he enlisted on 25 January 1858 in Detroit, MI as a Private in Battery B of the 4th United States Artillery. He was with the Battery at Ruby Valley, Utah Territory in July 1860, and was still a Private as they joined the Army of the Potomac in October 1861.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
References & notes
c. 1835; County Galway, IRELAND
09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD
1 Buell, Augustus, The Cannoneer: Recollections of Service in the Army of the Potomac, Washington: The National Tribune Company, 1890, pp. 18 - 20, 42 [AotW citation 10477]
2 US Army, Registers of Enlistments in the United States Army, 1798-1914, Washington, DC: National Archives, 1956, Vol. 053, pg. 122 [AotW citation 27450]