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Federal (USV)


John Riordan

Home State: Rhode Island

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Rhode Island Infantry

Before Antietam

From Newport, he enlisted on 11 September 1861 in Company G, 4th Rhode Island Infantry.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He transferred on 4 August 1863 to Company A, 14th Regiment, Veteran Reserve Corps. He mustered out of the VRC on 15 November 1865.

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. 302 - 305  [AotW citation 14098]