John N. Ehle(c. 1845 - 1919)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd Wisconsin Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Shopiere, he enlisted in Company D, 2nd Wisconsin Infantry on 20 April 1861 at 15 or 16 years old.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 14 September 1862 on South Mountain, and lost a leg.
The remainder of the War:
He was hospitalized in Frederick, MD. Discharged 4 March 1863 for disability.
After the War:
He married a woman from Jefferson, MD and worked in the Post Office Department in Washington, DC.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Wisconsin1. Further details from family genealogists.
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 10165]
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