|Birth: ||Jun. 15, 1844|
St. Lawrence County
New York, USA
|Death: ||Jun. 23, 1923|
Military Service: He was a 19 year old mechanic, who stood 5'-6" tall with grey eyes and dark hair. Enlisted May 23, 1863 to the 13th New York Volunteer Calvary. He mustered in June 1863 for three years of service. He first action was when General Robert E Lee moved into Pennsylvania and clashed with the Union forces at Gettysburg. Their first battle of distinction came when they destroyed the Army of Northern Virginia's bridges and wagons at Falling Waters, Maryland on July 14, 1863. He mustered out on September 21, 1865.
After the Civil War: He returned to Potsdam, New York and resumed work with his pervious employer. He married Ella August Patterson four months shy of leaving military service. They had five children. It is not known why he and his wife oved west. The 1910 census found him, his wife and 11 year old grandson in the community of Lowell, near Everett. That same year, his wife died and she was buried in Evergreen Cemetery.
Created by: Don Gross
Record added: May 30, 2012
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