Categories: Oxford, Pennsylvania | Free Persons of Color in Pennsylvania | 54th Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry (Colored), United States Civil War | Battle of Olustee | Wounded in Action, United States Civil War | Penn, Pennsylvania | Hosanna Meeting House Cemetery, Oxford, Pennsylvania.
Private in the all-black 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry regiment, Company B. Enlisted on 14 March 1863 from Oxford, Pennsylvania. He was 22 years old, single and working as a farmer when he enlisted. Accidentally wounded himself on 20 February 1864 at Olustee. He was wounded in action on 18 April 1865 at Boykins Mills. His right arm was permanently affected by one of his war wounds. Mustered out 20 August 1865.
His brothers George and Wesley also served in Company B.
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