(c. 1841 - ?)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 20 year old farmer in Harrodsburg, he mustered as Private, Company F, 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 wounded again, in the right thigh, and captured in action at Chancellorsville, VA on 3 May 1863. He was paroled at US Ford, VA on 15 May, and treated at hospitals at Acquia Creek, Va and Washington, DC. He was transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps at Washington, DC on 1 September 1863.
References & notes
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. 116 [AotW citation 16163]
2 Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 598 [AotW citation 18550]