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Federal (USV)

Private

John Donovan

(c. 1831 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 111th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

A 30 year old laborer, he enlisted in Erie, PA on 3 September 1861 and mustered into service as Private, Company H on 2 November 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic service from Bates1. Further details from the Company H Descriptive Book in the US National Archives, transcribed and provided by Patrick Knierman.

Birth

c. 1831 in IRELAND

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, Vol. III, pg. 1049  [AotW citation 10951]