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J. Sherwood
J. Sherwood

Federal (USV)

Corporal

Joshua Sherwood

(c. 1836 - )
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 34th New York Infantry

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Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was 25 years old when he enlisted in May 1861 at Fairfield, NY as a Corporal. He mustered into Company C of the 34th New York Infantry in June 1861.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The remainder of the War:
He mustered out of the 34th on 30 June 1863 at Albany, NY.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of New York1. Thanks to Devan Sommerville for scrubbing through the Report and extracting and transcribing the roster data for AotW. The picture here from a photograph in the collection of the New York Military Museum available online through the New York Heritage portal.






Notes

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 22 (for the year 1900)  [AotW citation 8339]



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