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Federal (USV)

Private

John F. Brett

(c. 1838 - 1862)

Home State: Maine

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 10th Maine Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 23, from Portland, he mustered as Private, Company B, 10th Maine Infantry on 23 August 1862.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1. Service from the Maine AG.2

Birth

c. 1838

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

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. 141  [AotW citation 16621]

2   State of Maine, Adjutant General's Office, and John L. Hodsdon, AG, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Maine for the Year ending December 31, 1862, Augusta: Stevens and Sayward, Printers to the State, 1863, pg. 268  [AotW citation 17334]