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Federal (USV)

Private

Joshua P. Johns

(1841 - 1862)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Eagle, he enlisted in Company H, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 3 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He was reinterred from his original burial on the Antietam battlefield to the National Cemetery during or before 1867.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service dates from Bryant.2 His memorial is on Findagrave.

Birth

03/12/1841 in PA

Death

09/17/1862 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 3683]

2   Bryant, Edwin Eustace, History of the Third Regiment of Wisconsin Veteran Volunteer Infantry 1861-1865, Madison: Arthur H Clark Co. for the Veteran Association of the Regiment, 1891, pg. 435  [AotW citation 15822]