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Federal (USV)

Sergeant

John Pearl Condon

(1841 - 1913)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 20 year old farmer from Lowell, he enlisted as Sergeant in Company G, 19th Massachusetts Infantry on 25 July 1861. He was appointed First Sergeant, date not given.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He reenlisted on 20 December 1863 and was commissioned First Lieutenant 30 June 1864. He was commissioned Captainn on 1 June 1865, but did not muster at that rank. He mustered out with his Company on 30 June 1865.

References & notes

Service information from Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave, and has his birth year as 1843. Some genealogists have him born in May 1840.

Birth

05/14/1841; Dedham, ME

Death

04/27/1913 Medway, MA; burial in Evergreen Cemetery, West Medway, MA

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. 457  [AotW citation 17848]