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Federal (USV)


John J. Roddy

(c. 1841 - )
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 9th New York Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 21 years. Enlisted August 19, 1862 at New York City; mustered in as Private, Company D on August 20, 1862, to serve three years.

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

The remainder of the War:
He was confined September 28, 1862 at Richmond, VA, paroled October 6, 1862 at Aiken's Landing, VA, admitted to Camp Parole Hospital, near Annapolis, MD on November 10, 1862, and sent to Aquia Creek or Alexandria, VA. He was transferred May 6, 1863 to Captain Morris' Battery.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of New York1. Detail of his wounding from Graham, who has him as John J. Reddy2.


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 18 (for the year 1899), pp. 743 - 759  [AotW citation 12743]

2   Graham, Matthew John, The Ninth Regiment, New York Volunteers (Hawkins' Zouaves), New York: E.P. Coby & Company, Printers, 1900, pg. 593  [AotW citation 14179]

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