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Federal (USV)

Private

John Bacon

(? - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 59th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company K.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & 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

10/18/1862 Smoketown, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

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]