(1826 - 1898)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 35 year old farmer in Jasper, he mustered as Corporal, Company K, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861. He was reduced to Private on 15 January 1862 for drunkenness and he was wounded by a sabre cut in a skirmish in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia sometime in 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was wounded by gunshot to the left knee at Chancellorsville, VA on 3 May 1863 and was treated at hospitals in Aquia Creek, VA, Washington, DC, and, finally, Indianapolis, IN. He was discharged there for wounds on 17 February 1864.
After the War
He married in Doniphan County, Kansas in 1877.
References & notes
08/20/1826; Baden, GERMANY
04/15/1898; burial in Smith Creek Cemetery, Wathena, KS