John Bacon(? - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 59th New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company K.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Death and burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. State of New York2 says he was wounded at Antietam and deserted in June 1863.
Death Date: 10/18/1862 Death Place: Smoketown, MD Burial Place: Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD
1 Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869 [AotW citation 3175]
2 State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 26 (for 1900) [AotW citation 8601]
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