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Federal (USV)


John C. Willey

(c. 1834 - ?)

Home State: Maine

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 10th Maine Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 28, from Portland, he enlisted as Corporal, Company B, 10th Maine Infantry, and mustered on 4 October 1861. He was promoted to Sergeant, to date from 17 June 1862.

On the Campaign

He was with his Company in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862, and led the Company after Lt. Turner was wounded.

References & notes

Service from The Maine Adjutant General1 and Gould's History. 2


c. 1834


1   State of Maine, Adjutant General's Office, and John L. Hodsdon, AG, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Maine for the Year ending December 31, 1862, Augusta: Stevens and Sayward, Printers to the State, 1863, pp. 267, 269  [AotW citation 17425]

2   Gould, John Mead, History of the First - Tenth - Twenty-ninth Maine regiment, Portland: Stephen Berry, 1871, pp. 242, 316  [AotW citation 17426]