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Federal (USV)

Private

John Walder Hansell

(c. 1839 - 1862)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 22 year old farmer from Bainbridge, he enlisted as Private, Company A, 27th Indiana Infantry 12 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862, and died at a field hospital at Bakersville, MD the same day.

References & notes

Service information from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1839

Death

09/17/1862 Bakersville, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 569  [AotW citation 18388]