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Federal (USV)


Albert E. Ammons

(c. 1843 - 1864)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

An 18 year old teamster in Jackson County, he mustered as Private, Company H, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was hospitalized at Satterlee Army Hospital, Philadelphia, PA and returned to duty in December 1862. He was courtmartialed in January 1863 for being drunk on guard duty and fined. He reenlisted on 24 January 1864. He was wounded again, in the head by "grape shot", on 27 May 1864 at New Hope Church, VA and died of wounds in Chattanooga, TN on 10 June 1864.

References & notes

Service from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database. Courtmartial and hospital details from Steven Russell's Roster research. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1843


06/11/1864; Chattanooga, TN; burial in Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN


1   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 610  [AotW citation 18715]