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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.

Birth

Date not known

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]