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Federal (USV)


Timothy L. Pratt

(c. 1837 - 1874)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 24 year old farmer in Morgantown, he mustered as Private, Company G, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot to the right leg which broke his fibula (calf bone) in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862, and was captured there.

The rest of the War

He was held at Belle Isle, VA and parolled at the School Hall hospital in Chambersburg, PA on 11 October 1862. He was treated at hospitals in Germantown, PA and in New York Harbor. He returned to duty on 28 August 1863, but was detached to the Ambulance Corps and as a baggage guard until he mustered out at Atlanta, GA on 12 September 1864.

References & notes

Service information from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database. Details from Steven Russell's Roster research. His gravesite is on Findagrave. He was provided a government headstone in 1894. He died relatively young at about age 36.


c. 1837


12/09/1874; burial in Fairland Cemetery, Fairland, IN


1   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 606  [AotW citation 18653]