(c. 1839 - ?)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 22 year old farmer in Martin County, he mustered as Private, Company H, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded slightly by a piece of shell to his right hip in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was hospitalized with rheumatism at a hospital in Frederick, MD from 20 December 1862 to 9 March 1863, then transferred to Jarvis Army Hospital in Baltimore. He was discharged there for disability on 23 July 1863. He enlisted again, in Company F, 145th Indiana Infantry and mustered as Private on 28 January 1865. He mustered out on 21 January 1866 in Cuthbert, GA.
After the War
He was a charter member of GAR Post 474 in Odon, IN in 1886.
References & notes
1 Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 611 [AotW citation 18720]
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 #1.106 [AotW citation 18721]