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J.G. Pelton
J.G. Pelton

Federal (USV)


John G. Pelton

Home State: Connecticut
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 14th Connecticut Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Middletown, he enlisted as Sergeant in Company B, 14th Connecticut Infantry on 4 August 1862.

In the Antietam Campaign:
Promoted Sergeant Major of the Regiment 17 September 1862.

The remainder of the War:
Appointed 2nd Lieutenant of Company E on 7 March 1863. By the end of the War he was Captain and serving as Chief of the Ambulance Corps, Second Army Corps.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Page1. His photograph from a CDV posted online by reenactors of Company G, 14th Connecticut.


1   Page, Charles D., History of the Fourteenth Regiment, Connecticut Vol. Infantry, Meriden (CT): The Horton Printing Co., 1906, pp. 374 - 382  [AotW citation 9170]

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