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Federal (USV)


John G. Love

(1822 - 1862)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th New Hampshire Infantry

Before Antietam

From Gilmanton, he enlisted at age 39 in Company E, 5th New Hampshire Infantry on 27 September 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 22 September 1862 near Sharpsburg.

References & notes

Basic information from Child1, who says he died 22 September at Sharpsburg. His death date. age, and place from his gravestone on Findagrave.


08/1822; New Orleans, LA


10/08/1862; Harpers Ferry, VA; burial in Jackson Cemetery, Belmont, NH


1   Child, M.D., William, A History of the Fifth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, Bristol (NH): R.W. Musgrove, Printer, 1893, Roster pp. 109 - 130  [AotW citation 13430]