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Federal (USV)


John G. Harshbarger

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Millville, he enlisted in Company F, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 27 May 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps on 15 February 1864, and mustered out 9 May 1864 at the expiration of his term of service.

After the War

In the Enumeration of the Soldiers of the Late War of 1895, he was living in Lancaster, WI.

References & notes

Basic information from Bryant1, with details from the State Roster2, which has him as John G. Harshburger.


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. 425 - 427  [AotW citation 15270]

2   State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pg. 409  [AotW citation 15276]