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Federal (USV)


Henry Rutherford

(c. 1835 - 1866)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 26 year old farmer from Manhattan, IN, he enlisted as Private, Company A, 27th Indiana Infantry 12 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot in the left lung in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at a hospital in Frederick, MD from 29 September to 9 November 1862, then sent on to one in Philadelphia, PA. He was discharged for wounds on 29 January 1863.

References & notes

Service information from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database. Hospital detail from the Patient List.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1835


03/12/1867; burial in Greencastle City Cemetery, Greencastle, IN


1   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 570  [AotW citation 18396]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #4.571  [AotW citation 18397]