(c. 1842 - 1899)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 19 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 severely wounded in the left shoulder in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at the Showman Farm and Smoketown Hospitals, Sharpsburg, and was discharged for wounds on 30 March 1863 at Sharpsburg, MD.
References & notes
12/30/1899; Hollowell, KS
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 18406]
2 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. 236 [AotW citation 18408]