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Federal (USV)


Elisha Marshall Whitsett

(1843 - 1926)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

An 18 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 in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He mustered out with his Company in Indianapolis on 1 September 1864.

References & notes

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


08/16/1843; Deputy, IN


12/23/1926 Harrisburg, AR; burial in Willis Cemetery, Greenfield, AR


1   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 614  [AotW citation 18730]