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Federal (USV)


John Henry Durfee

(1841 - 1889)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Oshkosh, he enlisted in Company B, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 19 April 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, in action at Chancellorsville, VA (1863). Transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps on 1 September 1863.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Bryant1. Birth and death places from family genealogists. His gravesite is online from Findagrave.

Birth Date: 06/23/1841    Place of Birth: Crystal Lake, IL    
Death Date: 03/13/1889    Death Place: Polygan, WI    Burial Place: Oak Hill Cemetery, Poygan, 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, pp. 407 - 409  [AotW citation 15151]

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