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J.I. Faller

J.I. Faller

Federal (USV)


John Ignatius Faller

(1841 - 1914)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company A, and mustered in on 21 August 1861. He was promoted to Corporal on 3 March 1862 and Sergeant on 1 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was captured in action at the Wilderness on 5 May 1864 and held at Andersonville. He was released 5 March 1865 and discharged on 3 April 1865.

After the War

He lived in Carlisle, PA.

References & notes

Basic information from Bates1. His photograph from one kindly provided by descendant John D Faller. His gravesite is on Findagrave. Details from family genealogists.




07/09/1914; Cumberland County, PA; burial in Saint Patrick Shrine Church Cemetery, Carlisle, PA


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 14458]