(c. 1839 - 1926)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 22 year old farmer from Crawfordville, he mustered as Private, Company A, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the left thigh in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at Camp Curtin, Harrisburg, PA. He was wounded again, in the right arm in action at Chancellorsville, VA on 3 May 1863, and lost his arm to amputation. He was discharged for wounds on 8 March 1864.
After the War
He was living in Washington, DC by 1899.
References & notes
10/04/1926; Washington, DC; burial in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Washington, DC
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. 141 [AotW citation 16619]
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. 614 [AotW citation 18356]
3 Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pp. 10, 141, 568 [AotW citation 18371]