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Federal (USV)


Enoch Layton

(1835 - 1915)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 22 year old farmer in Jennings County, he mustered as Private, Company H, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861. He was promoted to Corporal on 28 June 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was discharged for wounds at Carver Hospital, Washington, DC on 9 December 1862.

After the War

He was Quartermaster of his GAR Post in Indiana by 1885, and died while a resident of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers in Danville, IL.

References & notes

Service from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database. Details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


01/21/1835; Dover, DE


02/11/1915 Danville, IL; burial in Danville National Cemetery, Danville, IL


1   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 612  [AotW citation 18712]