(c. 1838 - 1862)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 23 year old farmer from Fayetteville, he mustered as Private, Company D, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in the arm in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
His left arm was amputated and he died of wounds on 5 October 1862 near Sharpsburg. He was reinterred from his original burial on the Antietam battlefield to the National Cemetery in 1866 or 1867.
References & notes
10/05/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD
1 Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869 [AotW citation 3491]
2 Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 587 [AotW citation 7969]