(c. 1843 - 1862)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
An 18 year old farmer in Daviess County, he mustered as Private, Company E, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at the Line Farm hospital, but died of wounds the next day, 18 September 1862. He was reinterred from his original burial on the Antietam battlefield to the National Cemetery during or before 1867.
References & notes
09/18/1862 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 3810]
2 Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 594 [AotW citation 7970]
3 Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 291 [AotW citation 18529]