(c. 1837 - 1863)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 24 year old farmer from Putnam County, he enlisted as Private, Company A, 27th Indiana Infantry 12 September 1861. He was promoted to Corporal, date not given.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the right leg in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated in hospital at Harrisburg, PA and Baltimore, MD. He was listed as a deserter on 15 February 1863 but returned to his unit on 27 May. He was mortally wounded in both thighs, groin, and left arm in action at Gettysburg, PA on 3 July 1863, and died of wounds at the 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps Hospital at Gettysburg on 22 July.
References & notes
07/22/1863 Gettysburg, PA; burial in Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg, PA