(1847 - 1911)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 14 year old farmer (giving his age as 18) from Washington, IN, he mustered as Private, Company E, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.
On the Campaign
He was severely wounded in the right leg in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He lost his leg to amputation and was discharged for wounds on 20 December 1862 at Smoketown, MD, near Sharpsburg.
After the War
He was commissioned a Notary Public in Cornettsville in 1887, and was the Daviess County Auditor by 1892. He died in Indianapolis in 1911, probably after a fall down a flight of stairs.
References & notes
08/06/1911 Indianapolis, IN; burial in New Bethel Cemetery, Cornettsville, IN