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Federal (USV)


John J. Taggart

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He mustered into service in Company E on 19 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Promoted to 2d Lt. on June 5, 1863 - wounded at Antietam. Md. on September 17, 1862 - Gettysburg. Pa. on July 2, 1863 - Mine Run, Va. on November 27, 1863 - Discharged on April 19, 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Bates1. Thanks to Steve Maczuga for publishing Bates' information in his excellent database.


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 11667]