(c. 1839 - 1917)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 22 year old farmer from Bartholomew County, he mustered as Private, Company C, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.
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 treated at a hospital in York and at Camp Curtin, Harrisburg, PA. He was discharged there for wounds on 6 January 1863.
References & notes
06/21/1917 Ridgway, IL
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. 145 [AotW citation 16929]
2 Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 580 [AotW citation 18440]