Mustered into service as a Private on December 28th, 1861
Born 07 December 1841
Died 26 October 1926
Buried Greenlawn Cemetery, Clinton County Indiana
Photo by Eric Lowman
Private Ashcraft was wounded at the Battle of Gettysburg on July 1st, 1863 and because of his wounds he was unable perform his duties fully as a front line soldier. He would transfer to Company D of the 22nd Veteran Reserve Corps until his muster out.
He filed for a pension in March of 1869.