James P. AgnewHome State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Wiota, he enlisted in Company H, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 22 April 1861. He was appointed Corporal and Sergeant, dates not given.
In the Antietam Campaign:
There were three Agnew brothers David, John L, and James P] in Company H. All three were wounded at Antietam. All were noble soldiers. David, one of them, is mentioned for special gallantry at Beverly Ford; and John, another, was severely wounded in various parts of his body at New Hope Church. All three re-enlisted as veterans, and all were mustered out at the end of the war.
The remainder of the War:
He mustered out with his Company on 18 July 1865.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information and the quote above from Bryant1.
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. 431 - 434 [AotW citation 15305]
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