(c. 1842 - 1909)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 19 year old farmer in Daviess 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 wounded again, by gunshot in the right thigh and leg at Chancellorsville, VA on 3 May 1863. He was treated at hospitals at Acquia Creek, VA and Washington, DC, and lost 4 inches of his tibia (shin bone) by resection. He was sent to the US Army General Hospital and Soldiers Home in Indianapolis, IN, and was discharged there for wounds on 17 March 1864.
References & notes
08/13/1909 Washington, IN; burial in Saint Patrick's Glencoe Cemetery, Daviess County, IN