(1840 - 1916)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 21 year old farmer in Knoxville, IN, he mustered as Private, Company K, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by gunshot to the forehead in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was wounded again, by a gunshot that shattered bones in his left arm in action at Chancellorsville, VA on 3 May 1863. His arm was amputated above the elbow and he was discharged for wounds at Alexandria, VA on 15 November 1863.
After the War
He lived on his farm for most of his life and had 7 children with his wife Pherbia Drucilla Goodman (1849-1911).
References & notes
05/03/1840; Harbison Township, Dubois County, IN
09/16/1916 Dubois, IN; burial in Cuzco Cemetery, Cuzco, IN