John W. WinnHome State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Clifton, he enlisted in Company B, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 10 May 1861, and promoted to Corporal.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
His left leg was amputated and he was discharged for wounds on 22 December 1862.
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. 504 - 507 [AotW citation 10317]
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