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Federal (USV)

Private

Jacob C. Fisher

(c. 1839 - 1903)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

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

Service information from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database. Hospital detail from the Patient List.2

Birth

c. 1839

Death

1903 Unionville, IN; burial in Second Mt Pleasant Church Cemetery, Unionville, 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. 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]