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Federal (USV)

Private

John Carr

(c. 1826 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 59th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 35 in New York City, and mustered in as Private, Company K, 59th New York Infantry on 10 October 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of his wounds on 12 November 1862 at Smoketown, MD.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service data from the State of New York2.

Birth

c. 1826

Death

11/12/1862 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 3297]

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), pg. 403  [AotW citation 8606]