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Federal (USV)


John Broughill

(c. 1825 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 66th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 36 in New York City in Company D, 66th New York Infantry on 4 November 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 Septtember 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He died of his wounds on 1 October 1861 at Frederick, MD. Reinterred from original burial in Frederick to the new National Cemetery during or before 1867.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which has him as John Brien. Service data information from State of New York2. His name also spelled Bruer in the roster.


c. 1825


10/01/1862 Frederick, MD; burial in 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 3245]

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 27 (for the year 1901), pg. 761  [AotW citation 7945]