John C. Mendenhall

Mustered into service as a Private February 28th, 1862

Born 19 January 1845

Died 11 June 1920

Buried Beech Grove Cemetery, Delaware County Indiana


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Private Mendenhall was wounded in the leg at the Battle of Brawner Farm on August 28th, 1862 and briefly taken prisoner. John was again wounded at the Battle of the Wilderness on May 5th, 1864. This time it was a gunshot wound to the left arm which resulted in the amputation of that limb. He was discharged for disability on September 29th, 1864.


He filed for a pension in October of 1864.