John S. McCarthy(1839 - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 125th Pennsylvania Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He mustered into Company H, 125th Pennsylvania Infantry on 14 August 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Bates1. His photograph from one in Wallace2.
|Birth Date: 08/05/1839 Place of Birth: Airydale, PA |
Death Date: 09/17/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, Vol. IV, pg. 123 [AotW citation 1376]
2 Wallace, William W. (Chairman), and the Regimental Committee, History of the One Hundred and Twenty-fifth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, Philadelphia: J.B,. Lippincott Co., 1906, pg. 276 [AotW citation 13940]
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