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Federal (USV)


Harvey Shepard Deputy

(1837 - 1917)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 23 year old farmer in Jennings County, he mustered as Private, Company H, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was a stretcher bearer in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was ill in hospital during the Atlanta Campaign of 1864 and mustered out on 13 September 1864 in Indianapolis.

References & notes

Service from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database. His role at Antietam from Jones.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave; he died the day before his 80th birthday.




02/21/1917; Vernon Township, Jennings County, IN; burial in Coffee Creek Christian Church Cemetery, Paris Crossing, IN


1   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 611  [AotW citation 18832]

2   Jones, Wilbur D., Jr., Giants in the Cornfield: the 27th Indiana Infantry, Shippenburg (Pa.): White Mane Publishers, 1997, pg. 16  [AotW citation 18833]