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Federal (USV)

Sergeant

John M. Hoyt

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Allen's Grove, he enlisted in Company I, 7th Wisconsin Infantry on 27 August 1861. Promoted Corporal, Sergeant, and First Sergeant.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Wounded again in action in the Wilderness, VA in May 1864. Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant on 21 December 1864 and First Lieutenant on 29 December. Mustered out of service on 3 July 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Wisconsin1.

Notes

1   State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pp. 571 - 574  [AotW citation 10655]