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Federal (USV)

Private

John Mather

(c. 1829 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 20th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 32 year old carpenter in Boston, MA, he enlisted as Private in Company I, 20th Massachusetts Infantry on 12 November 1861.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Service information from Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines.1

Birth

c. 1829

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

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. 573  [AotW citation 20696]