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Federal (USA)

Private

John J. Buddy

(c. 1832 - ?)

Home State: Maryland

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 11th United States Infantry, First Battalion

Before Antietam

A 30 year old farmer, he enlisted for three years as a Private in Company E, 11th United States Infantry in Dover, DE on 21 February 1862. He was described as being 5 feet 4½ inches tall with blue eyes, light hair and light complexion.

On the Campaign

He was slightly wounded in action at Boteler's Ford near Shepherdstown, VA on 20 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was discharged at the expiration of his enlistment on 21 February 1865.

References & notes

His service from the Register.1 His injury at Shepherdstown from Major Floyd-Jones' Report as John J. Boddy.

Birth

c. 1832; Baltimore, MD

Notes

1   US Army, Adjutant General, Official Army Register of the Volunteer Forces, U. S. Army, 8 vols., Washington, DC: Adjutant General's Office, 1867, Vol. 141, pg. 80  [AotW citation 21475]