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Federal (USV)

Private

William Eads

(c. 1841 - 1903)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 20 year farmer in Quincy, he mustered as Private, Company F, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot in the right thigh in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at a hospital in Germantown (probably PA, near Philadelphia) and was discharged for wounds on 30 November 1862 in Philadelphia, PA.

References & notes

His service from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database. Wound and hospital details from Nelson.2

Birth

c. 1841

Death

08/23/1903 Cloverdale, IN

Notes

1   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 599  [AotW citation 18589]

2   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 197  [AotW citation 18590]