(1842 - 1889)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 19 year old farmer in Putnamville, he mustered as Corporal, Company I, 27th Indiana Infantry
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the left shoulder in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at hospitals in Frederick, MD and Philadelphia, PA, and was discharged for wounds on 17 February 1863 at Philadelphia.
After the War
He became a wagon maker and worked that trade in Putnamville to 1888, when he moved to Riley, KS. He died there of pneumonia only a year later.
References & notes
08/14/1842; Putnamville, IN
03/30/1889 Riley, KS; burial in Riley Cemetery, Riley, KS
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. 161 [AotW citation 17484]
2 Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 616 [AotW citation 18771]