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Federal (USV)


James Herinshaw

(c. 1832 - 1862)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 29 year old miner in Knox County, he mustered as Private, Company E, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861. He was promoted Corporal, date not given.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds at Sharpsburg on 21 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database.


c. 1832


09/21/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 593  [AotW citation 18531]