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Federal (USV)

Corporal

John Monteith Fullum

(? - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 118th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Before thje War he was a bartender in Philadelphia. He was in Company H.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 20 September 1862 - shot through the lungs - and died in the few days immediately afterward.

References & notes

Basic information from Smith1. He's listed in the muster roll as John Monteith. Donaldson2 says he enlisted using his middle name as his last name so "his family wouldn't find him".

Death

09/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Episcopal Churchyard, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

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. 723 - 728  [AotW citation 2114]

2   Donaldson, Francis Adams, and J. Gregory Acken, editor, Inside the Army of the Potomac: The Civil War Experience of Captain Francis Adams Donaldson, Mechanicsburg (PA): Stackpole Books, 1998, pp. 143 - 150.  [AotW citation 2206]