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Federal (USV)

Corporal

Spencer Carter Monnet

(1835 - 1901)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

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

Service information from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database, which both have him as Spencer C. Monnett. Detail from the The Chicago Medical Journal of 1869. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

03/12/1835; Putnam County, IN

Death

03/26/1901 Avilla, MO; burial in Avilla Cemetery, Avilla, MO

Notes

1   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 567  [AotW citation 18368]