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J.S. McCarthy

J.S. McCarthy

Federal (USV)

Private

John S. McCarthy

(1839 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 125th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He mustered into Company H, 125th Pennsylvania Infantry on 14 August 1862.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Basic information from Bates1. His photograph from one in Wallace2.

Birth

08/05/1839; Airydale, PA

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

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]