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J.S. McCarthy
J.S. McCarthy

Federal (USV)


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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