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J.W. Hennon

J.W. Hennon

Federal (USV)


Joseph W. Hennon

(1836 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 100th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 25, from Irish Ripple (now Wampum) in Lawrence County, PA, he mustered as Private in Company E, 110th Pennsylvania Infantry on 31 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds at Middletown, MD on 16 September 1862.

References & notes

Service information from Bates1. His picture from a photograph in the collection of Michael Kraus, posted to the Civil War Pittsburgh Facebook page in 2019.




09/16/1862 Middletown, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 19998]