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Federal (USV)


John D. Corey

(1840 - 1919)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 60th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21, he enlisted on 21 September 1861 at Ogdensburg to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company G, 60th New York Infantry on 30 October.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability at Germantown, PA on 25 March 1863.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1. His service from the Adjutant General,2 who also has him as John Coery. His gravesite is on Findagrave.




1919; burial in Forest Hill Cemetery, Attica, NY


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. 154  [AotW citation 17119]

2   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1900, Ser. No. 26, pg. 691  [AotW citation 22437]