John B. Jenks(? - 1862)
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 12th Massachusetts Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 19, a shoemaker in Marlboro on enlistment in June 1861. He was in Company C.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Died of wounds 6 October 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1.
Death Date: 10/06/1862
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. 18 - 21 [AotW citation 6728]
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