(c. 1834 - 1863)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 27 year old farmer in White County, IN, he mustered as Private, Company F, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861. He was promoted to Corporal on 13 July 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at a hospital in Washington, DC and returned to his Company on 17 January 1763. He was mortally wounded by a gunshot to the right side of is head which entered his brainA on 2 May 1863. He was also captured there, but paroled on 6 May. The bullet could not be removed and he died of that wound on 21 May 1863 in a Federal hospital at Acquia Creek, VA.
References & notes
05/21/1863 Acquia Creek, VA; burial in Fredericksburg National Cemetery, Fredericksburg, VA