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Federal (USV)


John N. Parker

(1839 - 1865)

Home State: Rhode Island

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Rhode Island Infantry

Before Antietam

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

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged for wounds on 9 January 1863. He enrolled in Troop D, Third Rhode Island Cavalry and mustered as First Sergeant on 17 December 1863, giving his residence as Ashford, CT.

After the War

He died, possibly while still in service, at Slatersville, RI.

References & notes

Basic information from Dyer1, and from the Adjutant General's Report for 1865 (1866). Life dates from his gravesite on Findagrave.




04/15/1865; Slatersville, RI; burial in Slatersville Cemetery, North Smithfield, RI


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, pg. 300  [AotW citation 14093]