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J. Blaker
J. Blaker

Federal (USV)


John Blaker

Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Pennsylvania Reserves


Before the Antietam Campaign:
He mustered into service in Company E on 31 May 1861.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The remainder of the War:
He died of his wounds, date not stated.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Bates1. His photograph from a "collage of 87 bust view images of members of the Company" made in the 18880/90s and offered for sale by the Horse Soldier, Gettysburg. Thanks to Steve Maczuga for publishing Bates' information in his excellent database.


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 11462]

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