(c. 1839 - 1864)
Home State: Indiana
Command Billet: Commanding Company
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 14th Indiana Infantry
From Columbus, IN, he enlisted 7 June 1861 as First Sergeant, Company F, 14th Indiana. He was commissioned First Lieutenant on 15 September 1861 and promoted to Captain on 13 May 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the bowels in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He resigned his commission on 19 December 1862. He reenrolled, at age 24 as Captain, Company A, 120th Indiana Infantry on 2 October (or 8 December) 1863 at Columbus, IN. He was promoted to Major 17 August 1864, but was killed in action at Franklin, TN on 30 November 1864.
References & notes
11/30/1864 Franklin, TN; burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, 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. 140 [AotW citation 16556]
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. II, pg. 117; Vol. III, pp. 219, 220 [AotW citation 16557]