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Federal (USV)


Jonathan L. French

(c. 1842 - 1914)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th New Hampshire Infantry

Before Antietam

From Franklin, he enlisted at age 19 in Company E, 5th New Hampshire Infantry on 30 September 1861. He was discharged at Annapolis, MD on 25 June 1862 for disability, but reenlisted on 11 August.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He transferred to Company G on 11 May 1864 and was discharged at Alexandria, VA on 31 May 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Child1. Death information from the Report of the Receipts and Expenditures of the City of Nashua, 1914.


c. 1842; Manchester, NH


04/29/1914; Wilmington, DE; burial in Nashua, NH


1   Child, M.D., William, A History of the Fifth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, Bristol (NH): R.W. Musgrove, Printer, 1893, Roster, pp. 67 - 83  [AotW citation 13394]