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Federal (USV)


Harlen Anderson

(1843 - 1918)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

An 18 year old farmer in Rush County, he mustered as Private, Company H, 27th Indiana Infantry on 11 August 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was wounded again, in action at Gettysburg, PA on 3 July 1863 and returned to duty on 10 March 1864. He transferred to Company I, 70th Indiana Infantry in Atlanta, GA on 4 November 1865, and mustered out on 8 June 1865 in Washington, DC.

References & notes

Service from Brown,1 who has him as Harlan Anderson, and the Historical Data Systems database, which lists him as Harlin Anderson. Details from Steven Russell's Roster research. His gravesite is on Findagrave.




01/01/1918; McCameron Township, Martin County, IN; burial in Mount Zion Cemetery, Burns City, IN


1   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 614  [AotW citation 18731]