Joel Allen Newman
Mustered into service as a Sergeant on July 29, 1861
Born 30 October 1830
Died 24 December 1907
Buried Cherry Grove Cemetery, Randolph Co. Indiana
Photos courtesy of Jennifer Capps
Sergeant Newman was wounded in both legs at the Battle of Brawner Farm on August 28th, 1862. He left the Army in the early winter of 1863 holding the rank of 1st Lieutenant.
He was elected Sheriff of Randolph County Indiana and served from 1864 -1868.
He filed for and started to receive a pension in 1864.