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J.W. Young

J.W. Young

Federal (USA)


John W Young

(c. 1837 - ?)

Home State: New York

Command Billet: Commanding Regiment

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 76th New York Infantry

On the Campaign

Took over command of the 76th New York Infantry on September 14th when Col Wainwright moved up to command the Brigade: 2nd Brigade of the 1st Division, I Corps. The Brigade was held in reserve north of the Poffenberger farm to protect Hooker's I Corps artillery.

References & notes

The photo above is from one provided by Jeff Kowalis, posted to accompany a biographical sketch on the 76th NYSV website by Mike Brown.


c. 1837; Springfield, NY


Date not known