(1843 - 1869)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 19 year old farmer from Bloomington, he mustered as Private into Company B, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 March 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the buttocks in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated as hospitals in Frederick, MD and West Philadelphia, PA. He was detached for service at the Distribution Camp, Alexandria, VA in June and July 1863, then returned to his Company. He transferred to Company C, 70th Indiana Infantry in Atlanta, GA on 4 November 1864 and mustered out of service on 8 April 1865.
After the War
He returned to farming, married, had three sons (one survived him), but died of an ongoing infection from his Antietam wound at age 25.
References & notes
08/28/1843; Monroe County, IN
01/02/1869 Monroe County, IN; burial in Combs Cemetery, Buenavista, IN