(1842 - 1895)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 19 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 in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was wounded again, shot in the ankle in action at Chancellorsville, VA on 3 May 1863. He was treated at a field hospital at Acquia Creek, VA, then a hospital in Washington, DC. He returned to duty on 26 September 1863, but was transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps on 15 December 1863. He mustered out of service on 12 August 1864.
After the War
In August 1878 he began to receive a Federal pension of $8 a month, then living in Saint Louis Crossing, Flat Rock Township, Bartholomew County.
References & notes
1895; burial in Sidney Branch Cemetery, Flat Rock Park, IN
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 18458]
2 US Department of the Interior, Pension Office, List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883, 5 volumes, Washington DC: US Government Printing Office, 1883, Vol. IV, pg. 10 [AotW citation 18459]