Silas S. Stonebraker

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

Born 17 January 1843 

Died 19 September 1905

Buried Highland Cemetery, Sharp County Arkansas


Before cleaning.

After cleaning.

Photos by Jim and Deanna Peterson

Private Stonebraker was wounded at the Battle of Antietam on September 17th, 1862 and again on May 5th, 1864 at the Battle of the Wilderness. He mustered out of service in the summer of 1864 and returned to Indiana. On February 27th, 1865 he joined Company E of the 147th Indiana Infantry as a Sergeant and would serve in that regiment until his muster out on August 4th, 1865.


He filed for a pension in March of 1873.