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Federal (USV)

Captain

John H. Brennan

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 28th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

An 28 year old piano maker in Boston, he enlisted 8 October and was commissioned Captain, Company C, 28th Massachusetts Infantry the same day.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He resigned and was discharged 10 March 1863.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson.1 Service from Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines.2

Notes

1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 141  [AotW citation 16618]

2   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 3, pg. 208  [AotW citation 20125]