(1840 - 1913)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 22 year old farmer in Daviess County, he mustered as Private, Company E, 27th Indiana Infantry on 1 August 1862. He was wounded in action a week later at Cedar Mountain, VA on 9 August.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by a "spent bullet" in the right arm in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was in hospitals in Frederick, MD, Philadelphia, PA, and Baltimore, MD, where he was discharged from Stewart's Mansion Hospital due to organic heart disease on 27 February 1863.
References & notes
12/18/1840 in IN
04/10/1913 Washington, IN; burial in Aikman Creek Cemetery, Washington, IN