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Federal (USV)


Martin V. Gilley

(c. 1840 - 1872)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 21 year old farmer in Pike County, he mustered as Private, Company E, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was detached to the Pioneer Corps in March and April 1863, then returned to his Company. He reenlisted on 24 January 1864 and transferred to Company K, 70th Indiana Infantry on 4 November 1864 at Atlanta after the muster-out of the 27th. He was consolidated into Company B, 33rd Indiana Infantry on 8 June 1865 in Washington, DC, and mustered out with them on 21 July 1865 in Louisville, KY.

References & notes

His service from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database.


c. 1840


03/09/1872 Otwell, IN


1   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 593  [AotW citation 18541]