(1839 - 1876)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 22 year old farmer from Daviess County, he mustered as Private, Company B, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the right leg in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated as a convalescent at a hospital in Frederick, MD in December 1862, then sent on to Baltimore, date not given. He was discharged for disability at Camp Convalescent, VA on 2 March 1863.
References & notes
01/19/1876 Plymouth, IN; burial in Old Union Lutheran Cemetery, Huntington, IN
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 16165]
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. 615 [AotW citation 18358]
3 National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #565 [AotW citation 18359]
4 Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 573 [AotW citation 18360]