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Federal (USV)


John W Blunt

(1840 - 1910)

Home State: New York

Command Billet: Soldier

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th New York Cavalry

Before Antietam

He enlisted from Chatham, NY as Sergeant, on 17 October 1861 in Company M, 6th New York Cavalry.

The rest of the War

He received the Medal of Honor for heroism at Cedar Creek, Va. in October 1864.


5/18/1840; Columbia County, NY


1/21/1910; burial in Chatham Rural Cemetery, Chatham, NY