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J. Sherwood

J. Sherwood

Federal (USV)


Joshua Sherwood

(c. 1836 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 34th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

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.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

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

References & 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.


c. 1836


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]