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Federal (USV)


James O. Laughlin

(1832 - 1911)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 28 year old farmer from Martin County, he mustered as Private into Company B, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861. He was wounded in action at Buckton Station, VA on 23 May 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was in hospitals in Frederick, MD, New York Harbor, and Philadelphia, PA. He transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps on 15 April 1864 at Philadelphia, and mustered out of service on 14 September 1864 in Indianapolis, IN.

References & notes

His service from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database. His gravesite is on Findagrave; his stone has him in Company D.


10/11/1832; Lawrence County, IN


05/13/1911; South Linton, IN; burial in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Mineral City, 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 18411]