(1822 - 1862)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 41 year old farmer from Bartholomew County, he mustered as Private, Company C, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861. He was wounded in action at Winchester (25 May 1862) and Cedar Mountain (9 August 1862) prior to the Maryland Campaign.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded by gunshot to the lungs in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was admitted to a hospital in Frederick, MD on 4 October and died there of wounds on 15 November 1862.
References & notes
06/22/1822; Stokes County, NC
11/15/1862 Frederick, 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 4280]
2 Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 581 [AotW citation 7972]
3 National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #732 [AotW citation 18441]