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Federal (USV)

Private

John D. Cady

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A farmer from Vasselboro, he enlisted in Company B, 2nd Massachusetts Infantry at age 20 on 25 May 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 30 September 1862. He was originally buried in Frederick, MD. Later reinterred in the National Cemetery.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which lists him as J. Cady, and Soldiers2.

Birth

c. 1841

Death

09/25/1862 Frederick, 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 3281]

2   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 1, pg. 81  [AotW citation 14393]