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Federal (USV)


William J. Flinn

(c. 1843 - 1864)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

An 18 year old farmer from Daviess County, he mustered as Private into Company B, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged for wounds from Finley Hospital, Washington, DC on 10 December 1862. He reenlisted, date not given. He was killed in action at New Hope Church, GA on 25 May 1864.

References & notes

His service from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1843


05/25/1864; New Hope Church, GA; burial in Marietta National Cemetery, Marietta, GA


1   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 574  [AotW citation 18404]