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J.H. Haman
J.H. Haman

Federal (USV)


James H. Haman

(1841 - 1909)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 118th Pennsylvania Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted as Private in Company F of the the 20th Pennsylvania Infantry - a 3-month unit - 26 April 1861 and completed his service on 6 August. The next day he enlisted in Company E of the 118th Infantry as Sergeant.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 20 September 1862.

The remainder of the War:
He was wounded again at Peeble's Farm, Virginia 30 September 1864. He mustered out with his Company on 1 June 1865.

After the War:
When the 2nd edition of the Regimental History was published in 1905 he was living in Philadelphia. An Act of Congress in April 1906 raised his pension to $30 per month.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information and his picture from Smith1. Burial information by Bob MacAvoy, author of Our Brothers Gone Before.

Birth Date: 06/17/1841    Place of Birth: Montgomery County, PA    
Death Date: 04/23/1909    Burial Place: [unknown cemetery], Gloucester County, NJ


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. 289, 642, 699 - 704  [AotW citation 2028]

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