(1840 - 1911)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 21 year old farmer in Greencastle, he mustered as Private, Company I, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the neck in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated in hospitals in Boonsboro, MD and Philadelphia, PA. He was arrested for being absent without leave in January 1863. He was detached as a Brigade teamster from March to November 1863. He reenlisted on 24 January 1864 but was listed as a deserter on 28 July 1864 at Fort Rosecrans, TN. He returned to duty, date not given, and transferred to Company H, 70th Indiana Infantry on 4 November 1864 in Atlanta. He was consolidated into Company C, 33rd Indiana Infantry in Washington, DC on 6 June 1865 and mustered out with them on 21 July.
References & notes
1840 in IN
06/05/1911 Belleville, IL; burial in Walnut Hill Cemetery, Belleville, IL