(c. 1840 - 1886)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 20 year old farmer in Edinburg, he mustered as Private, Company G, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the head in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was wounded again, in the right thigh at Gettysburg, PA on 3 July 1863 and returned to his Company in October 1863. He was courtmartialed on 16 November 1863 for being absent without leave and was fined and sentenced to work in the stockade for 2 months. He reenlisted on 24 January 1864 and transferred to Company A, 70th Indiana Infantry on 4 November 1864 at Atlanta, GA. He was consolidated into Company G, 33rd Indiana Infantry on 8 June 1865 in Washington, DC and mustered out on 21 July in Louisville, KY.
References & notes
05/17/1886 Ninevah, IN; burial in Kansas Cemetery, Kansas, IN