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Federal (USV)


Robert W. Faith

(1834 - 1862)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 28 year old farmer in Daviess County, he mustered as Private, Company I, 27th Indiana Infantry on 21 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862 and died the next day.

References & notes

Service from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database. Details from family genealogists. Robert left a widow and three children.


1834; Martin County, IN


09/18/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 620  [AotW citation 18793]