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Federal (USV)

Private

John E. Wilson

Home State: New Jersey

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th New Jersey Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company F, 13th New Jersey Infantry on 2 August 1862 and mustered as Private on 25 August.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He deserted on 18 November 1862 but returned to duty on 14 April 1863. He was discharged for wounds at Newark, NJ on 8 April 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Toombs1. Service from Stryker. 2

Notes

1   Toombs, Samuel, Reminiscences of the War ... the Thirteenth Regiment New Jersey Volunteers, Orange (NJ): The (Orange) Journal, 1878, pg. 22  [AotW citation 7864]

2   State of New Jersey, Adjutant-General's Office, and William S. Stryker, Adjutant General, Record of Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Trenton: John L. Murphy, Steam Book and Job Printer, 1876, pg. 647  [AotW citation 17168]