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Federal (USV)

Corporal

John Bridwell

(c. 1839 - 1879)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 22 year old farmer from Lawrence County, he mustered as First Sergeant, Company D, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861. He was promoted to Corporal on 14 April 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the left leg in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was discharged for wounds at Indianapolis, IN on 23 October 1863.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1. His service from Brown2 and the Historical Data Systems database. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1839

Death

09/07/1879; burial in Old Union Cemetery, Fayetteville, IN

Notes

1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 141  [AotW citation 16626]

2   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 586  [AotW citation 18481]