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Federal (USV)

Private

John H. Hann

(? - 1862)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

From Decatur County, IN he mustered as Private, Company G, 7th Indiana Infantry on 13 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by gunshot to the chest in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 19 September but died there of wounds on 4 October 1862. He was reinterred from his original burial in Frederick, MD to the National Cemetery about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History,1 which has him as John N. Hann. Service from the Adjutant General,2 who says he was killed outright on 17 September. Wound and hospital details from the Patient List,3 which has him as Corporal John W. Mann.

Death

10/04/1862 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 3598]

2   State of Indiana, Adjutant General's Office, and William H.H. Terrell, Adjutant General, Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana, 8 volumes, Indianapolis: (various) State Printers, 1865-1869, Vol. 4, pg. 102  [AotW citation 20566]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #171  [AotW citation 20567]