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Federal (USV)


John Hunt

Home State: Rhode Island

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Rhode Island Infantry

Before Antietam

From Slatersville, he enlisted on 10 September 1861 in Company E, 4th Rhode Island Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was wounded severely in the right arm in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

His arm was amputated and he was discharged for wounds at Washington, DC on 13 April 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Dyer1.


1   Dyer, Elisha, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations for the Year 1865 (corrected), 2 Volumes, Providence: E.L. Freeman & Son, 1893, Vol. 1, pp. 277 - 286  [AotW citation 14063]