John Carey(? - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 71st Pennsylvania Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company K.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The remainder 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, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Bates says he was discharged for wounds (date not given) at Antietam.
Death Date: 10/10/1862 Death Place: Frederick, MD Burial Place: 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 3292]
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