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H. Kinnaman

H. Kinnaman

Federal (USV)


Hiram Riley Kinnaman

(1837 - 1880)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 23 year old farmer from Daviess County, he mustered as Private into Company B, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861. He was detached for service as a brigade teamster on 15 April 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was back with his unit on 15 August 1863 and mustered out with the regiment on 1 September 1864 at the Chattahoochie River, GA.

References & notes

His service from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database, which list him as Hiram Kinneman. Birth and other details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave. His picture from Steve Russell via his excellent 27th Indiana website (formerly on GeoCities).


11/27/1837; Milton (now Wilmot), OH


10/29/1880; Sandborn, IN; burial in Old Cemetery, Odon, IN


1   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 575  [AotW citation 18410]