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Federal (USV)

Corporal

John H. Cowan

(? - 1862)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Shirland, IL, he enlisted in Company G, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 31 May 1861. Promoted to Corporal.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Wisconsin1.

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

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. 521 - 523  [AotW citation 10389]