(c. 1841 - 1863)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 20 year old farmer from Bartholomew County, he mustered as Private, Company C, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the left thigh in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was discharged on 24 December 1862 to enlist in the Regular Army. He enlisted on 28 January 1863 in Philadelphia, PA in Company A, 14th US Infantry. He was killed in action on 2 July 1863 at Gettysburg, PA.
References & notes
c. 1841; Monroe County, KY
07/02/1862 Gettysburg, PA; burial in Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg, PA
1 Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 112 [AotW citation 16104]
2 Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 580 [AotW citation 18432]
3 US Army, Registers of Enlistments in the United States Army, 1798-1914, Washington, DC: National Archives, 1956, Vol. 147, pg. 21 [AotW citation 18431]