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Federal (USV)

Sergeant

John R. Lammey

(c. 1840 - 1865)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

He was a 21 year old carpenter in Milwaukee when he enlisted in Company D, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 10 May 1861, and promoted to Corporal and Sergeant.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September and at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Promoted to First Lieutenant 14 June 1864 and Captain on 19 October 1864. Wounded again at Petersburg, VA in 1864 and mortally at Hatcher's Run on about 7 February 1865. Died of wounds in the City Point Hospital on 15 February 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Wisconsin1.

Birth

c. 1840 in PA

Death

02/15/1865 City Point, VA

Notes

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. 508 - 509  [AotW citation 10326]