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Federal (USV)


Daniel L. Arford

(1839 - 1876)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 22 year old farmer from Daviess County, he mustered as Private, Company B, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the right leg in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated as a convalescent at a hospital in Frederick, MD in December 1862, then sent on to Baltimore, date not given. He was discharged for disability at Camp Convalescent, VA on 2 March 1863.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1. Enlistment from the Adjutant General.2 Hospital detail from the Patient List.3 His discharge from Brown.4 His gravesite is on Findagrave.




01/19/1876; Plymouth, IN; burial in Old Union Lutheran Cemetery, Huntington, IN


1   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. 116  [AotW citation 16165]

2   State of Indiana, Adjutant General's Office, and William H.H. Terrell, Adjutant General, Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana, 8 volumes, Indianapolis: (various) State Printers, 1865-1869, Vol. 4, pg. 615  [AotW citation 18358]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #565  [AotW citation 18359]

4   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 573  [AotW citation 18360]