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Federal (USV)

Corporal

James M. Chapman

(c. 1839 - 1863)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 22 year old farmer in Parke County, he mustered as Private, Company E, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861. He was promoted Corporal, date not given. He was wounded in action at Cedar Mountain, VA on 9 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated in hospitals in Frederick, MD, and Washington, DC, and returned to duty in January 1863. He was killed accidentally, by gunshot at Gettysburg, PA on 3 July 1863.

References & notes

His service from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1839

Death

07/03/1863 Gettysburg, PA; burial in Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg, PA

Notes

1   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 592  [AotW citation 18530]