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Federal (USV)

Private

Joseph Downing

(c. 1842 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 123rd Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 20, he enlisted on 7 August 1862 and mustered as Private, Company G, 123rd Pennsylvania Infantry on 8 August in Pittsburgh.

On the Campaign

He died of disease in camp near Sharpsburg on 1 November 1862.

References & notes

His service from the Register.1

Birth

c. 1842

Death

11/01/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant General's Office, Register of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865, 16 volumes, Harrisburg  [AotW citation 23773]