(c. 1838 - 1896)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 23 year old farmer in Edinburg, he mustered as Private, Company G, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861. He was on detached duty as a teamster for the Quartermaster September- December 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by gunshot to the foot in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He reenlisted on 24 January 1864, and was detached as a Brigade teamster in August. He transferred to Company A, 70th Indiana Infantry on 4 November 1864 in Atlanta, and was consolidated into Company G of the 33rd Indiana Infantry on 8 June 1865 in Washington, DC. He mustered out on 21 July 1865 in Louisville, KY.
After the War
His home was in North Franklin, IN at the time of his death in 1896.
References & notes
11/20/1896 Franklin, IN; burial in Greenlawn Cemetery, Franklin, IN