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Federal (USV)


Joshua C. Tatlock

(1842 - 1864)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

An 18 year old farmer in Washington County, he mustered as Private, Company F, 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 discharged for disability at the US Army General Hospital, Portsmouth, RI on 14 March 1863. Listing his residence as New Philadelphia, IN, he enlisted as Sergeant, Company B, 13th Indiana Cavalry on 28 December 1863, but died at home on 3 August 1864.

References & notes

His service from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database (as Joshua C. Tadlock in the 13th Cavalry). His gravesite is on Findagrave. He's on the Washington County Veterans Memorial in Salem, IN as Joshua G. Tatlock. His brother Robert McKnight Tatlock (b. 1838), also in Company F of the 27th, died of disease at Frederick, MD in January 1862 and has a stone at Antietam National Cemetery. He may actually be buried in Franklin Cemetery.


01/21/1842 in IN


08/03/1864 New Philadelphia, IN; burial in Franklin Cemetery, Salem, IN


1   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 601  [AotW citation 18623]