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Federal (USV)


John Holker, Jr.

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 35th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company B.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Carruth1. A 25 year old resident of Newburyport, MA, he enrolled at Private, Company B, 35th Massachusetts Infantry, and mustered in August 1862. He was in action on South Mountain and at Antietam, where he was wounded in the knee. Discharged on 3 November 1862. He had later service in the 60th Massachusetts Infantry (Militia, 100 days). [Mass AG; “Soldiers and Sailors…”, Vol. 5, pg. 119: Priv - Res. Newburyport, comb cutter, 27. Enlisted 11 July 1864, mustered out 30 November 1864.]


1   Carruth, Sumner, and others of the Committee of the Regimental Association, History of the Thirty-Fifth Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers, 1862-1865, Boston: Mills, Knight & Company, 1884, Roster, pp. 14 - 15  [AotW citation 15080]