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Federal (USV)


John D. Grim

(c. 1842 - ?)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 96th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at Port Clinton at age 19 on 5 October 1861 in Company G, 96th Pennsylvania Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the knee in action at Crampton’s Gap on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Discharged on a Surgeon’s Certificate on 25 March 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Bates1. His injury at Crampton’s Gap from diaries of Henry Keiser and Jacob Haas - transcribed online by Jake Wynn. His gravesite is on Findagrave. He was buried prior to Memorial Day 1899.


c. 1842


Date not known; burial in Schuylkill Haven Union Cemetery, Schuylkill Haven, PA


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, 96th Infantry  [AotW citation 15394]