(1836 - 1927)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 23 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 the left shoulder in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at the Smoketown Hospital near Sharpsburg, then sent to hospitals in Frederick, MD from 14 December 1862 to 19 March 1863, when he returned to his unit. By 1 July 1863 he was at Camp Convalescent, VA and transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps. He mustered out of service on 5 September 1864.
References & notes
09/1836 in IN
07/09/1927 Shelbyville, IN; burial in Rest Haven Cemetery, Edinburgh, 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 18464]
2 Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 339 [AotW citation 18465]
3 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 #795 [AotW citation 18466]