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Federal (USV)


Joseph D. Trullinger

(c. 1834 - 1863)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 27 year old farmer in White County, IN, he mustered as Private, Company F, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861. He was promoted to Corporal on 13 July 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at a hospital in Washington, DC and returned to his Company on 17 January 1763. He was mortally wounded by a gunshot to the right side of is head which entered his brainA on 2 May 1863. He was also captured there, but paroled on 6 May. The bullet could not be removed and he died of that wound on 21 May 1863 in a Federal hospital at Acquia Creek, VA.

References & notes

His service from Brown,1 who has him as Joseph D. Trollinger, and the Historical Data Systems database. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1834


05/21/1863; Acquia Creek, VA; burial in Fredericksburg National Cemetery, Fredericksburg, VA


1   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 601  [AotW citation 18581]