(1842 - 1875)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 19 year old farmer from Loogootee, he mustered as Private into Company B, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was wounded again, in action at Gettysburg, PA on 3 July 1863 and at Resaca, GA on 15 May 1864. He was reported as a deserter 28 June 1864 from the hospital in Nashville, IN, but returned to his Company. He transferred to Company C, 70th Indiana Infantry at Atlanta, GA on 4 November 1864, and to Company D, 33rd Indiana on 6 June 1865 at Washington, DC. He mustered out with them on 21 July 1865 at Louisville, KY.
After the War
He died relatively young at age 32.
References & notes
01/25/1875 Daviess County, IN; burial in Talbott's Chapel Cemetery, Epsom, IN