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Federal (USV)


Joseph Meyer

(c. 1835 - ?)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 26 year old merchant in Portersville, IN, he mustered as Private, Company K, 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 treated at a hospital in Washington, DC, then returned to duty. He was injured in a fall from a height in November 1862 and was discharged for disability in Washington, DC on 12 February 1863.

References & notes

Service from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database. Wound and hospital details from Steven Russell's Roster research. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1835


1   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 624  [AotW citation 18808]