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Federal (USV)

Private

John M. Powers

(1842 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

He mustered into service as Private, Company G, 1st Pennsylvania Reserves on 6 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Turner's Gap on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from Bates.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

06/09/1842

Death

09/14/1862 Turner's Gap, MD; burial in Morris Cemetery, Phoenixville, PA

Notes

1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 22691]