(c. 1839 - 1879)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
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
09/07/1879; burial in Old Union Cemetery, Fayetteville, 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. 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]