(c. 1835 - 1862)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 26 year old farmer in Daviess County, he mustered as Private, Company E, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.
On the Campaign
He was killed by gunshot through the temple in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was reinterred from his original burial on the Antietam battlefield to the National Cemetery during or before 1867.
References & notes
09/17/1862 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 4176]
2 Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 595 [AotW citation 7971]