John WallaceHome State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 63rd New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 29 at enlistment. Mustered in as corporal, Company F, on September 19, 1861. He was promoted to sergeant on October 31, 1861. He was returned to the ranks on December 5, 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He deserted on September 22, 1862, from Davidís Island, New York Harbor.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from McLernon1.
1 McLernon, Robert, Casualty List, 63rd New York Volunteer Infantry, Meagherís Irish Brigade, Antietam, Maryland; September 17, 1862, Springfield (Va): R. McLernon, 2001 [AotW citation 2482]
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