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