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Federal (USV)


John F. Donovan

(1841 - 1932)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Hermann, he enlisted in Company A, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 15 June 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was wounded again, at Gettysburg, PA on 3 July 1863. He was discharged on 1 July 1864 at the expiration of his term of service.

References & notes

Basic information from Bryant1. His gravesite is online from Findagrave, and includes a post-war photo of him.




1932; burial in Saint Patrick Cemetery, Phillips, WI


1   Bryant, Edwin Eustace, History of the Third Regiment of Wisconsin Veteran Volunteer Infantry 1861-1865, Madison: Arthur H Clark Co. for the Veteran Association of the Regiment, 1891, 404 - 405  [AotW citation 15125]