(1830 - 1863)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
Age 31 he mustered as Sergeant, Company D, 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 listed as a deserter in February 1863, but returned to his unit. He was mortally wounded in action at Gettysburg, PA on 3 July 1863, losing his left leg to amputation, and died of wounds in Gettysburg on 1 August 1863.
After the War
He returned to Lawrence County and farmed at Shawswick for more than 35 years. He married twice and had 10 children with his first wife Elizabeth Edwards. He retired to Bedford, IN in 1901. He was a member of the GAR Post in Bedford.
References & notes
01/28/1830; Lawrence County, IN
08/01/1863 Gettysburg, PA; burial in Crawford Cemetery, Shawswick, IN