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J. A. Joel
J. A. Joel

Federal (USV)


Joseph A. Joel

(c. 1842 - 1906)
Home State: Ohio
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 23rd Ohio Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company F, 23rd Ohio Infantry at age 19 on 13 July 1861 in Cleveland, OH, and transferred to Company A on 1 January 1862.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The remainder of the War:
Discharged 22 January 1863 on disability.

After the War:
He moved to Staten Island, NY and was a flag merchant, an editor and publisher.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Ohio1. Death details from a funeral notice in the New York Times on 30 December 1906. His photograph here from an undated hand-tinted albumen print Joel gave President Hayes, now in the Rutherford B. Hayes Photograph Collection. Some of Joel's papers are in the New York Public Library.

More on the Web:
See more about Joel, R.B. Hayes, and Passover 1862 in an article online form the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center.

Birth State: ENGLAND    
Death Date: 12/27/1906    Death Place: New York City, NY    


1   State of Ohio, Roster Commission, Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, 12 Volumes, Akron: The Werner Company, 1893-95, Vol. 3, pg. 77  [AotW citation 8132]

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