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Federal (USV)


Ferdinand Winder

(c. 1825 - 1887)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 36 year old farmer in Jasper, he mustered as Private, Company K, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861. He was wounded in the left leg in action at Cedar Mountain, VA on 9 AUgust 1862.

On the Campaign

He was with his Company and injured while climbing a fence in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was discharged at Harpers Ferry, VA on 13 April 1863 for disability from his Antietam injury.

After the War

By June 1863 he was a blacksmith in Cincinnati, OH. He was living at the National Soldiers' Home in Dayton, OH by 1871 and he died there in 1887.

References & notes

Service from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database. Injury information from Steven Russell's Roster research. Further details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1825 in GERMANY


08/22/1887; burial in Dayton National Cemetery, Dayton, OH


1   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 625  [AotW citation 18813]