(1844 - 1921)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 17 year old farmer in Daviess County, he mustered as Private, Company D, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861. He was promoted to Corporal and Sergeant, dates not given.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the left hip in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at the Showman Farm Hospital at Sharpsburg, MD, and discharged for wounds in Harrisburg, PA on 11 July 1863. He reenlisted, in Company B, 10th Indiana Cavalry on 8 January 1864, and was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant on 1 June 1865. He mustered out on 31 August 1865 at Vicksburg, MS.
References & notes
05/05/1844 in IN
06/14/1921 Louisville, KY; burial in Cave Hill National Cemetery, Louisville, KY