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Federal (USV)


John S. Griffin

(1840 - 1899)

Home State: New Jersey

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th New Jersey Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 21 in Company D, 13th New Jersey Infantry on 6 August 1862 and mustered as Private.

On the Campaign

He was in action with his Company at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was sick in hospital, sent to Camp Convalescent, and discharged 25 May 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from the D Society1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


04/08/1840; Paterson, NJ


08/15/1899; burial in Fairmount Cemetery, Newark, NJ


1   D Society, Veterans, Co. D 13th NJ Infantry, Historical Sketch of Co. D, 13th Regiment, N.J. Vols., Newark (NJ): D.H. Gildersleeve & Co., 1875, pg. 67  [AotW citation 17219]