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Federal (USV)


John Witmoyer

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 88th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He mustered into service in Company H on 10 September 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Promoted from priv. to Sergeant to 1st Sergeant on June 15, 1865 - commissioned 2d Lt. on May 16, 1865, not mustered - wounded at Bull Run. Va. on August 30, and Antietam. Md. on September 17, 1862 - mustered out with Company on June 30, 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Bates1. 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 11870]