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Federal (USV)


John Chamberlain Fitzgerald

(1843 - 1924)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

An 18 year old farmer in Washington, IN, he mustered as Private, Company E, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability at Devil's Island, NY on 10 February 1863.

References & notes

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


03/1843 in IN


07/13/1924; Amity, OR; burial in Amity Pioneer Cemetery, Amity, OR


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 18537]