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Federal (USV)


John Moses

(1828 - 1905)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 34 year old farmer from Haverhill, he enlisted in Company D, 19th Massachusetts Infantry on 13 February 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was released and returned to his Company in April 1863. He reenlisted 20 December 1863 and mustered out on 30 June 1865.

After the War

He was a grocer in Boston before his death in 1905.

References & notes

Service information from Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


09/29/1828 in GERMANY


06/25/1905 Boston, MA; burial in Forest Hills Cemetery and Crematory, Jamaica Plain, MA


1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pg. 439  [AotW citation 17777]