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Federal (USV)


John Cronan

(c. 1838 - ?)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 23 year old gas fitter in Cambridge, he enlisted in Company G, 19th Massachusetts Infantry on 19 August 1861. He was reported missing, and was probably captured in action at Glendale, VA on 30 June 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged for wounds on 3 March 1863 at Boston.

References & notes

Service information from Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines 1 and the History. 2


c. 1838


1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pg. 457  [AotW citation 17851]

2   Waitt, Ernest Linden (compiler), History of the Nineteenth Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, 1861-1865, Salem (MA): The Salem Press Co., 1906, pg. 145  [AotW citation 17852]