(1835 - 1901)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 26 year old farmer from Putnam County, he enlisted as Musician, 27th Indiana Infantry and mustered on 12 September 1861 into Company A. He was promoted to Corporal, date not given.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the left shoulder and captured in action at Antietam. on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was paroled on 11 October 1862. He was discharged for wounds on 14 March 1863 at Harrisburg, PA.
After the War
He was a student at Rush Medical College, Chicago in 1868-69, along with his brother Wilson, and probably afterward practiced medicine in Missouri.
References & notes
03/12/1835; Putnam County, IN
03/26/1901 Avilla, MO; burial in Avilla Cemetery, Avilla, MO