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Federal (USV)


John Ely

(c. 1842 - ?)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company F, 7th Ohio Infantry for 3 years on 20 June 1861 at age 19. Appointed Corporal on 24 May 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Discharged for wounds on 1 April 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Ohio1.


c. 1842


1   State of Ohio, Roster Commission, Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, 12 Volumes, Akron: The Werner Company, 1893-95, Vol. 2, pp. 207 - 227  [AotW citation 13051]