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Federal (USV)


John Fee

(c. 1841 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 61st New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 20, he enlisted in New York City for three years and mustered as Private, Company A, 61st New York Infantry on 3 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the right hand in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability on 13 February 1863 at the Convalescent Camp near Alexandria, VA.

References & notes

Service information from State of New York.1 Wound detail from Nelson.2


c. 1841


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 26 (for 1900)  [AotW citation 7693]

2   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 206  [AotW citation 22586]