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Federal (USV)


John Beadle

(c. 1839 - ?)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 22 year old farmer in Jackson County, he mustered as Private in Company H, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot to the right leg which broke his tibia (thigh bone) in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at a hospital in Frederick, MD, then transferred to the Grosvenor House Hospital, Alexandria, VA. He was discharged for wounds there on 11 December 1862.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1. Service from Brown2 and the Historical Data Systems database.


c. 1839


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. 126  [AotW citation 16334]

2   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 610  [AotW citation 18697]