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Federal (USV)


John Deveney

(c. 1840 - ?)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A farmer from Lynn, he enlisted in Company C, 2nd Massachusetts Infantry at age 21 on 11 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Discharged for disability 14 November 1862 “by order of General Martindale”.

References & notes

Basic information from Quint1.


c. 1840; Galway, IRELAND


1   Quint, Alonzo Hall, The Record of the Second Massachusetts Infantry: 1861-1865, Boston: James P. Walker, 1867, pp. 325 - 341  [AotW citation 14418]