John C. Worth, Co C, 120th Indiana Infantry

My great-grandfather’s brother, John C. Worth fought in the Battle of Franklin with the 120th Indiana Infantry.

You may find information about him on my website at:

John C. Worth was born May 8, 1845, and apparently was a twin of his sister, Mary J. Worth; 1850 U. S. Census for Indiana, Rush County, Jackson Township, Roll M432_170, Page 556, Dwelling #52, Family #54, John Worth household, John Worth, age 5, male, born in Indiana; 1860 U. S. Census for Indiana, Montgomery County, Madison Township, Post Office – Linden, Roll M653_283, Page 386, enumerated July 24, 1860, Dwelling 166, Family 161, John C. Worth, age 15, male; National Archives, Civil War Pension Records, John C. Worth, 120th Indiana Infantry, Private, Company C, soldier’s certificate #368-228, Can #7 730, Bundle #22, wife Rebecca J. Worth, number 497,241 appears on the cover of his folder, also #1,567,964. File contains copy of his Honorable Discharge, copy of his Death Certificate, and copy of Death Certificate for Matilda Worth. John C. Worth lost sight in his left eye, was partially deaf in both ears, and was severely wounded in the left shoulder and right arm due to a shell explosion at the Battle of Franklin, Tennessee; State of Indiana, Tippecanoe Co., Marriages, John Worth and Matilda Horn, May 14, 1866, Book C-11, p. 202.

I still have to get much of John C. Worth’s material organized on my website, including images.


Curt Older

Gastonia, NC

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