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Federal (USV)


John Howard

(1823 - ?)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

A miner from Platteville, he enlisted in Company C, 7th Wisconsin Infantry on 15 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Discharged 13 February 1863 for wounds. Re-enlisted on 12 May 1864. Captured in action 21 June 1864 in action at Petersburg, VA, and held at Andersonville, GA. Mustered out of service on 12 June 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Wisconsin1. Further details from family genealogists.


1823 in OH


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. 548 - 550  [AotW citation 10566]