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Federal (USV)


John F. Donovan

(1841 - 1932)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Hermann, he enlisted in Company A, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 15 June 1861.

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

The remainder of the War:
He was wounded again, at Gettysburg, PA on 3 July 1863. He was discharged on 1 July 1864 at the expiration of his term of service.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Bryant1. His gravesite is online from Findagrave, and includes a post-war photo of him.

Burial Place: Saint Patrick Cemetery, Phillips, WI


1   Bryant, Edwin Eustace, History of the Third Regiment of Wisconsin Veteran Volunteer Infantry 1861-1865, Madison: Arthur H Clark Co. for the Veteran Association of the Regiment, 1891, 404 - 405  [AotW citation 15125]

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