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J.B. Wilson
J.B. Wilson

Federal (USV)


James B. Wilson

Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 118th Pennsylvania Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company B.

The remainder of the War:
Promoted to Captain, Company C, on 20 June 1864. Honored by brevet to Major 20 September 1864. Mustered out with his Company 1 June 1865.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information and his picture - an etching from a photo - from Smith1.


1   Smith, John L., and Survivor's Association, History of the Corn Exchange Regiment, 118th Pennsylvania Volunteers, 2nd Edition, Philadelphia: J.L. Smith, Map Publisher, 1905, pp. 513, 694 - 699  [AotW citation 1979]

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