(1845 - 1933)
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 29 March 1862 - he was originally recruited for the 16th Indiana Infantry.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was discharged on 15 October 1862 to transfer to the Regular US Army. He enlisted 23 October 1862 at Sandy Hook, MD in Battery M, 4th United States Artillery and mustered out at Bridgeport, AL on 27 March 1865.
References & notes
1845; Connorsville, IN
01/06/1933 Connersville, IN; burial in Union Cemetery, Lyonsville, IN
1 Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 590 [AotW citation 18525]
2 US Army, Registers of Enlistments in the United States Army, 1798-1914, Washington, DC: National Archives, 1956, Vol. 142, pg. 905 [AotW citation 18526]