(c. 1836 - 1910)
Home State: Indiana
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry
A 25 year old mechanic in Spencer, IN, he mustered as Corporal, Company I, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861. He was appointed First Sergeant on 1 January 1862.
On the Campaign
He was with his Company in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862, and was the senior man left on duty by the end of the battle.
The rest of the War
He was commissioned First Lieutenant on 1 October 1862 and promoted to Captain on 14 February 1863. He resigned his commission on 4 October 1864.
References & notes
11/23/1910; Brazil, IN; burial in Cottage Hill Cemetery, Brazil, IN
1 Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pp. 340, 615, 616 [AotW citation 18824]