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Federal (USV)


John Henry Durfee

(1841 - 1889)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Oshkosh, he enlisted in Company B, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 19 April 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was wounded again, in action at Chancellorsville, VA (1863). Transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps on 1 September 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Bryant1. Birth and death places from family genealogists. His gravesite is online from Findagrave.


06/23/1841; Crystal Lake, IL


03/13/1889; Polygan, WI; burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Poygan, 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, pp. 407 - 409  [AotW citation 15151]