James A. Grunden

Mustered into service as a Private on July 29th, 1861

Born 21 September 1841

Died  08 June 1906

Buried Glen Cove Cemetery, Henry County Indiana

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Private Grunden accidentally shot off his forefinger on his right hand while on picket duty on September 4th, 1861. He no longer could use a musket so he was assigned to drive an ambulance. He did his duty until his muster out in July of 1865.


He filed for a pension in 1879.