(1837 - 1912)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 23 year old shoemaker 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, severely, in the left shoulder in action at Chancellorsville, VA on 3 May 1863. He was treated at a field hospital at Acquia Creek, VA, then hospitals in Washington, DC, Philadelphia, PA, and Tullahoma, TN. He had a resection of the upper third of of his humerus, his arm inflamed and useless, with pieces of bone occasionally working their way out. He was discharged for wounds at the US Army Convalescent Hospital, Nashville on 18 March 1864.
References & notes
11/1837; Tipton County, IN
01/18/1912 Edinburgh, IN; burial in Rest Haven Cemetery, Edinburgh, IN