(1842 - 1915)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 19 year old farmer in Scott County, he mustered as Private, Company H, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by gunshot to his left arm and stomach in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was detached as a hospital nurse April - June 1864 and mustered out with his Company on 1 September 1864 in Indianapolis.
After the War
He was a charter member of the Lincoln Post No. 1, Grand Army of the Republic in Topeka, KS in May 1881, was senior Vice Commander in 1890, and was still a member at his death.
References & notes
12/18/1915 Topeka, KS; burial in Topeka Cemetery, Topeka, KS