Mustered into service as a Private on July 29th, 1861
Private Poor was wounded at the Battle of Gettysburg on July 1st, 1863. 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. Peter was moved to Company I of the regiment until the end of the war mustering out as a Corporal on July 12th, 1865.
Peter Poor never filed for a pension after the war.
Current date of death and grave location is unknown.