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Federal (USV)

Private

Edmund C. Jones

(c. 1833 - 1899)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 28 year old farmer from Bartholomew County, he mustered as Private, Company C, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot to the right leg in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was in a hospital in Frederick, MD from 4 October - 9 November, then transferred to Philadelphia. He was discharged there on 31 January 1863 for disability due to chronic rheumatism and heart disease.

References & notes

His service from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database. Hospital information from the Patient List.2

Birth

c. 1833

Death

04/11/1899 Tena Alta, WV

Notes

1   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 582  [AotW citation 18452]

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 #5.017  [AotW citation 18453]