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Federal (USV)


David Parker

(c. 1843 - ?)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

An 18 year old farmer from Edinburgh, 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, slightly, in the head in action at Chancellorsville, VA on 3 May 1863. He was wounded for a third time, severely, in the left knee and left hand at Gettysburg, PA on 3 July 1863. He was treated at a field hospital in Gettysburg, then in York, PA. He was transferred while there to the Veteran Reserve Corps on 15 April 1864.

References & notes

His service from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database. Gettysburg details from Steven Russell's Roster.


c. 1843


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 18467]