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Federal (USV)


Levi F. Faith

(1842 - 1875)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 19 year old farmer from Loogootee, 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 wounded again, in action at Gettysburg, PA on 3 July 1863 and at Resaca, GA on 15 May 1864. He was reported as a deserter 28 June 1864 from the hospital in Nashville, IN, but returned to his Company. He transferred to Company C, 70th Indiana Infantry at Atlanta, GA on 4 November 1864, and to Company D, 33rd Indiana on 6 June 1865 at Washington, DC. He mustered out with them on 21 July 1865 at Louisville, KY.

After the War

He died relatively young at age 32.

References & notes

His service from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database. His gravesite is on Findagrave. He married Sarah Ann Myers (1843-1934) in Daviess County on 6 March 1864, possibly while home on veteran's (reenlistment) or wound furlough. She remarried in 1877.




01/25/1875; Daviess County, IN; burial in Talbott's Chapel Cemetery, Epsom, IN


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 18405]