(c. 1839 - ?)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 22 year old farmer in Jackson County, he mustered as Private in Company H, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by gunshot to the right leg which broke his tibia (thigh bone) in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at a hospital in Frederick, MD, then transferred to the Grosvenor House Hospital, Alexandria, VA. He was discharged for wounds there on 11 December 1862.
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. 126 [AotW citation 16334]
2 Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 610 [AotW citation 18697]