Mustered into service as a Private on July 29th, 1861
Born 11 May 1831
Died 19 June 1914
Buried Whitewater Center Cemetery, Marion County Kansas
Private Archer was wounded at the Battle of Brawner Farm on August 28th, 1862 and again on July 1st, 1863 at the Battle of Gettysburg. He transferred to Company E of the 20th Indiana Infantry were he served until his muster out on July 12th, 1865.
He filed for a pension in October of 1882.