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Federal (USV)

Private

John Egan

(? - 1862)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Milwaukee, he enlisted in Company D, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 16 May 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Died of wounds in Frederick, MD on 10 October 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which lists him as John Eagan. Service details from the Roster2.

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 3453]

2   State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pg. 510  [AotW citation 10251]