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Federal (USV)

Private

Ira Hunt

(c. 1843 - 1863)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

An 18 year old farmer in Hendricks County, he mustered as Private, Company I, 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 was severely wounded in the knee in action at Gettysburg, PA on 3 July 1863 and died of wounds 13 August at a hospital in York, PA.

References & notes

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

Birth

c. 1843

Death

08/13/1863 York, PA; burial in Prospect Hill Cemetery, York, PA

Notes

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 18787]