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Federal (USV)


John Treadway

(1842 - 1895)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

An 18 year old farmer from Bartholomew County, he mustered as Private, Company C, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.

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 treated at hospitals in Frederick, MD and Philadelphia, PA. He mustered out with his Company on 1 September 1864.

After the War

He married in 1866 and moved to Pulaski County, IN in 1873 and farmed there.

References & notes

His service from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database. Wound and hospital details from Nelson.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave, source also of his obituary details from the Winamac (IN) Democratic Journal of 22 June 1895.


11/10/1842; Bartholomew County, IN


06/17/1895; Pulaski County, IN; burial in Winamac Cemetery, Winamac, IN


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 18474]

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. 416  [AotW citation 18475]