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Federal (USV)

Private

John R. Peters

(c. 1844 - 1862)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

An 18 year old farmer in Lawrence County, he mustered as Private, Company F, 27th Indiana Infantry on 4 March 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 22 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

References & notes

His service from the Historical Data Systems database. His gravesite is on Findagrave. He's not listed by the Indiana Adjutant General or in Brown's History for Company F, 27th Infanry.

Birth

c. 1844

Death

09/22/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD