(c. 1833 - 1899)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
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
04/11/1899 Tena Alta, WV
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]