John Ripley(? - 1862)
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 12th Massachusetts Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 28, a mason in Stoughton when commissioned in June 1861. He was in Company I. He was wounded 9 August 1862 near Cedar Mountain.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
The remainder of the War:
He was wounded again, mortally, in action at Fredericksburg, VA on 13 December. He died of wounds 20 December 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1.
Death Date: 12/20/1862 Death Place: Fredericksburg, VA
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. 59 - 61 [AotW citation 6861]
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