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Federal (USV)


John S. Brittingham

Home State: Maryland

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: Purnell Legion (Maryland) Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company G, Purnell Legion Infantry.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Smoketown Hospital, near Sharpsburg, MD.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1, who has him as J.C. Bringham. Details from Wilmer.


1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 142  [AotW citation 16631]