He died following his discharge due to illness from Company H,37th Wisconsin Infantry. He came home to Oxford,WI to his wife Lydia Ann and his first son Elmer Augustus and his newborn son Orlando Adelbert born in July. 1864. He came home in March and died on Sept. 25, 1865 and was buried in the Oxford cemetery. He has no veteran's flag at his grave but I am in the process of having one placed there.