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Federal (USV)

Private

John Beals

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 53rd Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company D, 53rd Pennsylvania Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was wounded, with contusion to the ankle, in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1.

Notes

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. 127  [AotW citation 16339]