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Federal (USV)


Walter T. Akers

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

From Putnam County, he mustered into Company A, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at Smoketown Hospital near Sharpsburg, and in Frederick, MD.

After the War

He mustered out with his Company on 1 September 1864.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1 with service from the State Roster.2


1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 112  [AotW citation 16096]

2   State of Indiana, Adjutant General's Office, and William H.H. Terrell, Adjutant General, Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana, 8 volumes, Indianapolis: (various) State Printers, 1865-1869, Vol. 4, pg. 614  [AotW citation 16584]