John DonovanHome State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd Wisconsin Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Rocktown, he enlisted in Company D, 2nd Wisconsin Infantry on 6 May 1861. He was wounded in action at First Bull Run in July 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He shot himself in the hand on 23 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He deserted on 28 January 1863.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Wisconsin1.
1 State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pp. 357 - 358 [AotW citation 10164]
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