(c. 1825 - 1887)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 36 year old farmer in Jasper, he mustered as Private, Company K, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861. He was wounded in the left leg in action at Cedar Mountain, VA on 9 AUgust 1862.
On the Campaign
He was with his Company and injured while climbing a fence in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was discharged at Harpers Ferry, VA on 13 April 1863 for disability from his Antietam injury.
After the War
By June 1863 he was a blacksmith in Cincinnati, OH. He was living at the National Soldiers' Home in Dayton, OH by 1871 and he died there in 1887.
References & notes
c. 1825 in GERMANY
08/22/1887; burial in Dayton National Cemetery, Dayton, OH