(c. 1837 - 1874)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 24 year old farmer in Morgantown, he mustered as Private, Company G, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by gunshot to the right leg which broke his fibula (calf bone) in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862, and was captured there.
The rest of the War
He was held at Belle Isle, VA and parolled at the School Hall hospital in Chambersburg, PA on 11 October 1862. He was treated at hospitals in Germantown, PA and in New York Harbor. He returned to duty on 28 August 1863, but was detached to the Ambulance Corps and as a baggage guard until he mustered out at Atlanta, GA on 12 September 1864.
References & notes
12/09/1874; burial in Fairland Cemetery, Fairland, IN