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Federal (USV)

Private

John B. Pickell

(1836 - 1887)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 26, from Leoni, MI, he enlisted 4 August 1862 in Leoni and mustered as Private, Company G, 17th Michigan Infantry on 18 August.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged for wounds on 12 November 1862 in Washington, DC.

References & notes

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

Birth

1836 in PA

Death

03/10/1887 Jackson, MI; burial in Mount Evergreen Cemetery, Jackson, 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. 83  [AotW citation 20225]