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Federal (USV)

Private

John H. French

(c. 1844 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 107th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 18, he enlisted 0n 18 July 1862 in Elmira and mustered as Private, Company A, 107th New York Infantry on 23 July 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862 and died two days later.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History,1 as John M. French. His service from the Adjutant General.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1844

Death

09/19/1862 Sharpsburg, 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 3522]

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, For the Year 1903, Ser. No. 34, pg. 58  [AotW citation 21881]