Joel Allen Newman

Mustered into service as a Sergeant on July 29th, 1861

Born 30 October 1830

Died  24 December 1907

Buried Cherry Grove Cemetery, Randolph County Indiana


Photo courtesy of Jennifer Capps

Sergeant Newman was wounded in both legs at the Battle of Brawner Farm on August 28th, 1862. He left the Army in the early winter of 1863 holding the rank of 1st Lieutenant.


He was elected Sheriff of Randolph County Indiana serving from 1864 - 1868.


He started to receive a pension in 1864.