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Federal (USV)


John G. Harshbarger

Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Millville, he enlisted in Company F, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 27 May 1861.

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

The remainder of the War:
He transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps on 15 February 1864, and mustered out 9 May 1864 at the expiration of his term of service.

After the War:
In the Enumeration of the Soldiers of the Late War of 1895, he was living in Lancaster, WI.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Bryant1, with details from the State Roster2, which has him as John G. Harshburger.


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. 425 - 427  [AotW citation 15270]

2   State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pg. 409  [AotW citation 15276]

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