(1833 - 1898)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 27 year old farmer in Daviess County, he mustered as Private, Company E, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by gunshot through the body which entered his chest just above the heart in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at US Army hospitals in Philadelphia, PA and transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps on 24 August 1863 at Philadelphia. He mustered out on 15 November 1865 in Elmira, NY.
References & notes
02/05/1898; Veale Township, Daviess County, IN; burial in Aikman Creek Cemetery, Washington, IN