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Federal (USV)


William W. Fry

(1841 - 1926)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 20 year old farmer from Howard County, he mustered as Private, Company C, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861. He was wounded in ation at Winchester, VA on 24 May 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He reenlisted on 24 January 1864, transferred to Company B, 70th Indiana Infantry in Atlanta, GA on 4 November, and to Company D, 33rd Indiana of 6 June 1865 in Washington, DC. He mustered out of service on 21 July 1865 in Louisville, KY

After the War

He died in 1926 at the Soldier's Home, Lafayette, IN.

References & notes

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




12/041926; Lafayette, IN; burial in Goshen Cemetery, Richmond, IN


1   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 581  [AotW citation 18450]