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J.J.H. Love
J.J.H. Love

Federal (USV)


John James Hervey Love

(1833 - 1897)
Home State: New Jersey
Command Billet: Regimental Surgeon
Branch of Service: Medical
Unit: 13th New Jersey Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
He practiced medicine in West Bloomfield from 1855 to 1862, and also served as superintendent of the public school and of the town of Bloomfield Township. He was commissioned Surgeon of the 13th New Jersey Infantry in July 1862 and mustered into service with them in August.

The remainder of the War:
He resigned his commission on 23 January 1864.

After the War:
He returned to his medical practice and civic involvement in West Bloomfield.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Biographical detail from a finding aid to his medical papers (1862-64) at the New Jersey Historical Society. The picture here from a photograph in the MOLLUS Massachusetts Collection1.

Birth State: NJ    
College: Lafayette College ('51), Medical School of New York City    Graduating Year: 1854    
Death Date: 07/30/1897    Death Place: NJ    


1   US Army, Military History Institute (USAMHI), Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (MOLLUS)-Massachusetts Photograph Collection, Published 2009, <http://cdm16635.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/search/collection/p16635coll12/>, Source page: pg. 5543  [AotW citation 7877]

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