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Federal (USV)

Private

John Carey

(? - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 71st Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company K.

On the Campaign

Mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 10 October 1862. He was reinterred from his original burial in Frederick, MD to the National Cemetery during or before 1867.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Bates says he was discharged for wounds (date not given) at Antietam.

Death

10/10/1862 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 3292]