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Federal (USV)


Peter Winkler Kemp

(1841 - 1936)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 20 year old farmer from Brown County, he mustered as Private, Company G, 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 mustered out on 12 September 1864 in Atlanta, GA.

After the War

He lived to be 94 years old.

References & notes

Service information from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database. His gravesite is on Findagrave. His brother Granville (1832-1900) was a Corporal in Company G, 27th Infantry.


11/20/1841; Jackson Township, Morgan County, IN


04/19/1936 Morgantown, IN; burial in Old Baptist Church Cemetery, Morgan County, IN


1   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 605  [AotW citation 18646]