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Federal (USV)

Private

Josephus D. Myers

(c. 1842 - 1925)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 20 year old farmer in Jackson County, he mustered as Private, Company D, 27th Indiana Infantry on 14 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot to the left calf in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Hoffman Farm hospital at Sharpsburg and at hospitals in Frederick, MD and Washington, DC. He was discharged for wounds at Indianapolis on 7 April 1863.

References & notes

Service from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database. Wound and hospital details from Steven Russell's Roster research.

Birth

c. 1842

Death

12/08/1925 Wathena, KS

Notes

1   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 589  [AotW citation 18809]