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Federal (USV)


John C. Pierce

(c. 1839 - ?)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th New Hampshire Infantry

Before Antietam

From Rochester, he enlisted at age 22 in Company D, 5th New Hampshire Infantry on 18 September and mustered as Corporal on 23 October 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability on 14 January 1863.

After the War

He was living in East Rochester in 1893.

References & notes

Basic information from Child1.


c. 1839; Lebanon, NH


1   Child, M.D., William, A History of the Fifth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, Bristol (NH): R.W. Musgrove, Printer, 1893, Roster pp. 131 - 148  [AotW citation 13445]