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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