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Federal (USV)

Private

John Church

Home State: Rhode Island

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery, Battery A

Before Antietam

From Providence, he mustered as Private in Battery A, 1st Rhode Island Artillery on 6 June 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Hoffman Farm Hospital, Sharpsburg. He was discharged for wounds on 26 December 1862 at Providence, RI.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson,1 with service details from Dyer.2

Notes

1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 161  [AotW citation 17475]

2   Dyer, Elisha, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations for the Year 1865 (corrected), 2 Volumes, Providence: E.L. Freeman & Son, 1893, Vol. 2, pg. 744  [AotW citation 18666]