Mustered into service as a Corporal on July 29th, 1861
Born 25 November 1842
Died 20 March 1912
Buried IOOF Cemetery, Grant County Indiana
Corporal Collins was discharged for disability early in the war. On March 13th, 1865 he was commissioned a 1st Lieutenant in Company F of the 147th Indiana Infantry where he served until his muster out on May 22nd, 1865.
He filed for a pension in January of 1880.