(1837 - 1917)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 23 year old farmer in Jennings County, he mustered as Private, Company H, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.
On the Campaign
He was a stretcher bearer in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was ill in hospital during the Atlanta Campaign of 1864 and mustered out on 13 September 1864 in Indianapolis.
References & notes
02/21/1917 Vernon Township, Jennings County, IN; burial in Coffee Creek Christian Church Cemetery, Paris Crossing, IN
1 Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 611 [AotW citation 18832]
2 Jones, Wilbur D., Jr., Giants in the Cornfield: the 27th Indiana Infantry, Shippenburg (Pa.): White Mane Publishers, 1997, pg. 16 [AotW citation 18833]