(1839 - 1916)
Home State: Ohio
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 22 year old farmer in Tuscarora County, OH, he mustered as Private, Company H, 27th Indiana Infantry on 11 August 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was wounded again, in action at Gettysburg, PA on 3 July 1863. He was on detached duty as Division train guard April - August 1864, and was wounded for the third time, in the right hip, near Atlanta, GA on 20 August 1864. He was discharged in Atlanta for disability on 26 October 1864, having lost his ability to speak.
References & notes
10/20/1839; Holmes County, OH
03/11/1916 Cuba, MO; burial in Oak Hill-Wright Cemetery, Eckerty, IN