(c. 1843 - 1879)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
An 18 year old farmer in Putnam County, he mustered as Private, Company I, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861. He was promoted to Corporal on 7 May 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the hip in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at a hospital in Frederick, MD and returned to duty in December 1862. He was promoted to Sergeant on 28 March 1863 and was detached on recruiting duty from November 1863 into February 1864. He mustered out with his Company on 1 September 1864 in Indianapolis.
References & notes
01/13/1879 Brazil, IN; burial in Boone Hutcheson Cemetery, Reelsville, IN
1 Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 618 [AotW citation 18774]
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 #151 [AotW citation 18775]