(c. 1839 - ?)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 22 year old farmer in Washington, IN, he mustered as Private, Company E, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the left hand in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at a hospital in Frederick, MD from 26 to 30 September, then transferred to a hospital in Philadelphia, PA. He returned to duty on 12 December 1862. He was wounded again, at Gettysburg, PA on 3 July 1863. He was injured carrying a log while on picket at Atlanta, GA on 20 August 1864. 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
Date not known; burial in Mount Gilead Cemetery, Glendale, IN