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Federal (USV)


Addison Padget

(1836 - 1879)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 25 year old farmer in Jasper, he mustered as Private, Company K, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot to the right leg in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated in hospitals in Frederick, MD (to 1 October 1862), Philadelphia, and Baltimore. He was discharged for lameness from wounds at Baltimore on 25 February 1863.

References & notes

Service from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database. Wound and hospital details from the Patient List 2 and Steven Russell's Roster research. His gravesite is on Findagrave, as Addison Padgett.


1836; Ireland, IN


03/12/1879; Ireland, IN; burial in Shiloh Cemetery, Ireland, IN


1   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 624  [AotW citation 18810]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #452  [AotW citation 18811]