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Federal (USV)


John LaBonta

(1837 - 1914)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th New Hampshire Infantry

Before Antietam

From Concord, he enlisted at age 23 in Company A, 5th New Hampshire Infantry on 4 September 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He mustered out of service at the end of his term on 29 October 1864.

After the War

He was living in South Deerfield in 1893.

References & notes

Basic information from Child1. Life dates from his gravesite on Findagrave, though his gravestone has 1838 as his birth year.


05/25/1837; Allenstown, NH


12/17/1914; Pembroke, NH; burial in Head Cemetery, Hooksett, NH


1   Child, M.D., William, A History of the Fifth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, Bristol (NH): R.W. Musgrove, Printer, 1893, pp. 102 - 107  [AotW citation 13416]