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Federal (USV)

Corporal

John E. McMartin

(c. 1839 - 1862)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 23, from Jackson, MI, he enlisted on 3 June 1862 in Jackson, and mustered as Corporal, Company K, 17th Michigan Infantry on 16 August.

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 in the Patent Office hospital in Washington, DC on 27 November 1862.

References & notes

His service from Record of Service.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1839

Death

11/27/1862 Washington, DC; burial in Gleason Cemetery, Reading, MI

Notes

1   State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 17, pg. 67  [AotW citation 20193]