John G. ThorntonHome State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 15th Massachusetts Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company K.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was reported missing in action on 17 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. Age 20, a clerk from Grafton on enlistment in July 1861 Mustered out 28 July 1864..
1 Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pp. 200 - 203 [AotW citation 5972]
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