Joseph Atwood served for the duration of the 'War of 1812' under Thomas Biddle. He arrived at Buffalo, New York. Joseph is listed as 26 years old, 5 foot 11, blue eyes and dark hair. He began as a private in the Artillery. Joseph was absent sick at Utica, then back in action. He was wounded and spent time in hospital before going back in the line at Fort Niagara. Joseph was discharged at the expiration of the War at Buffalo, New York. (source: US ARMY, Register of Enlistments notes).
Calvin M. Atwood