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Federal (USV)

Private

John C. Ross

(c. 1819 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 42 year old stone mason from Roxbury, he enlisted in Company E, 19th Massachusetts Infantry on 25 July 1861.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

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

Birth

c. 1819

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

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. 447  [AotW citation 17807]