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Federal (USV)


John W. Adams

(c. 1842 - ?)

Home State: West Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th West Virginia Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company D, 7th West Virginia Infantry on 1 August 1861 at age 19.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1 with service from the State Adjutant General.2.


c. 1842


1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 111  [AotW citation 16090]

2   State of West Virginia, Adjutant General's Office, and Francis P. Peirpoint, AG, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of West Virginia for the Year ending December 31, 1864, Wheeling: John McDermot, Public Printer, 1865, pg. 157  [AotW citation 16577]