(c. 1839 - 1903)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 22 year old farmer in Morgan County, he mustered as Private, Company G, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by gunshot to the right arm in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at a hospital in Frederick, MD to 28 September, when he was transferred elsewhere. He was wounded again at Gettysburg, PA on 3 July 1863. He was absent, sick, then detached as a hospital guard in Chattanooga, TN from May to September 1864. He mustered out on 12 September 1864 at Atlanta, GA.
References & notes
1903 Unionville, IN; burial in Second Mt Pleasant Church Cemetery, Unionville, 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 18650]
2 National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #4.450 [AotW citation 18651]