John Downing(c. 1832 - )
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 108th New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was 30 years old when he enlisted in Rochester, and he mustered in as Private, Company E, 108th New York Infantry on 31 July 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He deserted from his unit on 8 September 1862 at Rockville, MD.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Service data from the State of New York1.
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 34 (for the year 1903), pg. 208 [AotW citation 8966]
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