WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Boone County, Illinois. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 22 Oct 1861 in Boone County. Mustered 15 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Left sick at Mississippi River Island No. 10, on 11 Jun 1862. Wounded and taken prisoner in the battle at Chickamauga on 19 Sep 1863. Returned from imprisonment 4 Oct 1863. Died of wounds in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 18 Dec 1863. Buried National Cemetery, Chattanooga; section D, grave 863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-2; red book vol 20 p18; blue book vol 20 p16) (Buslett p356) (Ager p292) (Meeker)