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Federal (USV)


John Bussey

(c. 1831 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 121st New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 31, he enlisted on 25 July 1862 at Litchfield and mustered as Private, Company B, 121st New York Infantry on 23 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He died of typhoid fever at a hospital in Hagerstown, MD on 14 December 1862 and was probably initially buried in a plot near the Alms House in Hagerstown.

References & notes

Basic information from the State of New York,1 which has his death place as Clear Spring, MD. Death details from an article in the Hagerstown Herald of Freedom & Torch Light of 17 December 1862. His memorial is on Findagrave.


c. 1831 in ENGLAND


12/14/1862; Hagerstown, MD