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Federal (USV)


Edwin Spurgeon

(c. 1838 - 1903)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 23 year old sawyer from Bartholomew County, he mustered as Private, Company C, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He returned to duty on 10 October 1862. He was again wounded, severely in the chest, in action at New Hope Church, GA on 27 May 1864. He mustered out with his Company on 13 September 1864 in Indianapolis, IN.

References & notes

His service from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database.


c. 1838




1   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 583  [AotW citation 18471]