John W. SpencerHome State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th Massachusetts Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company G.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. Age 24, a carpenter in Stoneham on enlistment in July 1861. Appointed Corporal 1 August 1862. Promoted Sergeant 1 January 1863 and First Sergeant 1 July. Missing in action at Spottsylvania, VA in May 1864, and mustered out 1 August 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. 111 - 114 [AotW citation 6982]
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