(1837 - 1911)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 23 year old farmer in Bedford, he mustered as Private, Company D, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the right hand in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated in a hospital in the German Reformed Church, Sharpsburg, then at a hospital in Harrisburg, PA. He lost the forefingers of his right hand, and was discharged for wounds in Harrisburg on 29 November 1862.
References & notes
01/22/1911 Bedford, IN; burial in Beech Grove Cemetery, Bedford, IN