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Federal (USV)


John Griffin

(1826 - ?)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

From St. Joseph County. Enlisted in Company K, Seventh Infantry, Aug. 5, 1861, at Burr Oak, for 3 years, age 35.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Leg amputated Sept. 18, 1862. Discharged for disability at Frederick, MD Feb. 12. 1863, on account of wounds received in action at Antietam.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Michigan1.




1   State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 7, pp. 39 - 46  [AotW citation 12057]