Born: 1839 in New York
Died: After April 1910
PVT CO A 4 MINN INF
He was living in Spring Lake (now called Prior Lake), Scott County, Minnesota at the time of his enlistment on April 17, 1862 as a PVT in CO A of the 4th MINN VOL INF. He was mustered out on a disability discharge on September 22, 1862.
The son of Barnabas J. and Maria Elizabeth Casterline, he was a widower and living in San Luis Rey east of Oceanside, San Diego County, California at the time of the 1910 U.S. Census.