(1842 - 1876)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
An 18 year old farmer in Lawrence County, he mustered as Private, Company D, 27th Indiana Infantry on 15 August 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the knee in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated in a hospital in Washington, DC and returned to duty on 11 December 1862. He was promoted to Corporal 7 March 1863. He was wounded again, in the right hip in action at Gettysburg, PA on 3 July 1863. He was discharged for wounds from the Lock Street Hospital, Cincinnati, OH on 21 November 1863.
References & notes
12/01/1842; Lawrence County, IN
11/05/1876 Orange County, CA; burial in Anaheim Cemetery, Anaheim, CA