(1844 - 1898)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
An 18 year old farmer from Daviess County, he mustered as Private, Company D, 27th Indiana Infantry on 15 July 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was promoted to Corporal on 15 November 1862, and to Sergeant on 7 March 1863. He was again wounded, in the left knee at Gettysburg, PA on 3 July 1863. He was treated at hospitals in Gettysburg and Baltimore, promoted to First Sergeant on 7 July, and returned to duty on 4 September 1863. He was detailed on recruiting duty from 14 November 1863 to 15 April 1864. He was wounded for the third time, severely in the chest at Resaca, GA on 15 May 1864. He was in hospitals in Chattanooga, Nashville, and Murfreesboro, TN, and returned to his Company on 17 August 1864. He transferred to Company E, 70th Indiana Infantry on 4 November 1864, and mustered out with them inn Washington, DC on 8 June 1865.
References & notes
02/04/1898; Lawrenceville, IL; burial in Lawrenceville Cemetery, Lawrenceville, IL