Mustered into service as a Private August 9th, 1862
Born 20 February 1834
Died 17 February 1912
Buried Hillcrest Cemetery, Jay County Indiana
Private Green was wounded slightly in the head at the Battle of Gettysburg on July 1st, 1863. He was again wounded at the Battle of the Wilderness on May 5th, 1864. By the fall of 1864 the ranks of the 19th Indiana were so depleted from combat casualties and sickness they were folded into the 20th Indiana Infantry. Joel was put into Company A of that regiment were he served until his muster out on May 31st, 1865.
He filed for a pension in October of 1885.