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Federal (USV)


John W. Eccles

Home State: Delaware

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Delaware Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company F.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Promoted to First Lieutenant, Company F, 26 December 1862. To Company I, January 1863. Captured at Chancellorsville, VA on 5 May 1863. Resigned 15 September 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Murphey1.


1   Murphey, Thomas G., Four Years in the War - The History of the First Regiment of Delaware Veteran Volunteers, Philadelphia: James S. Claxton, 1866, pp. 79 - 80, 255, 266, 286, 303  [AotW citation 13779]