John R. Lammey(c. 1840 - 1865)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
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.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September and at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The remainder 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, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Wisconsin1.
|Birth State: PA |
Death Date: 02/15/1865 Death Place: City Point, VA
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]
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