(1842 - 1895)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
An 18 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 thigh in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at hospitals in Frederick, MD and Philadelphia, PA. He mustered out with his Company on 1 September 1864.
After the War
He married in 1866 and moved to Pulaski County, IN in 1873 and farmed there.
References & notes
11/10/1842; Bartholomew County, IN
06/17/1895 Pulaski County, IN; burial in Winamac Cemetery, Winamac, IN
1 Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 583 [AotW citation 18474]
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. 416 [AotW citation 18475]