Mustered into service as a Private on July 29th, 1861
Died 20 July 1915
Buried Converse Cemetery, Grant County Indiana
Private McKinney was wounded in the left ankle at the Battle of Gettysburg on July 1st, 1863. He mustered out of the service because of that wound on March 24th, 1864 holding the rank of Corporal.
He started to receive a pension in 1864.