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Federal (USV)


John E. Carr

(c. 1824 - ?)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 35th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 38 year old shoe fitter in Haverhill, MA, he enlisted 4 August and mustered as Private, Company G, 35th Massachusetts Infantry on 17 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot to the right foot in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Locust Spring Hospital, Sharpsburg and admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 2 October 1862. He was discharged from the service there for wounds on 31 December 1862 and left the hospital on 6 February 1863.

References & notes

Casualty and hospital information from Nelson1 and the Patient List.2 Service from Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.3


c. 1824


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. 156  [AotW citation 17135]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #885  [AotW citation 20464]

3   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 3, pg. 684  [AotW citation 20463]