(1842 - 1898)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 19 year old farmer in White County, he mustered as Private, Company F, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.
On the Campaign
He was seriously wounded in the right ankle in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated in hospitals in Frederick and Baltimore, MD, but did not recover sufficiently to return to duty. He was discharged for wounds at Middletown, MD on 8 October 1863.
References & notes
11/30/1898; burial in Mountain Home Cemetery, Mountain Home, AR
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. 147 [AotW citation 16967]
2 Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 599 [AotW citation 18556]