(c. 1840 - ?)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 21 year old farmer from Manhattan, IN, he enlisted as Private, Company A, 27th Indiana Infantry 12 September 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by gunshot to the mouth and jaw, with fracture of the upper jaw, in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
Between 1 October 1862 and 15 June 1863 he was treated at the City Hotel Hospital and US Army General Hospitals #1 and #3 at Frederick, MD, then sent to a hospital in Baltimore, MD. He transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps on 1 January 1864.
References & notes
Date not known; burial in Roachdale Cemetery, Roachdale, IN
1 Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 571 [AotW citation 18401]
2 National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #197, 802 [AotW citation 18402]