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Federal (USV)


John A. Williams

(c. 1843 - ?)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

An 18 year old shoemaker in South Danvers, he enlisted on 1 December 1861 in Company H, 19th Massachusetts Infantry. 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 foot in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He transferred to Company F, 22nd Regiment, Veteran Reserve Corps on 31 October 1863 and mustered out 16 December 1864, at the end of his term.

References & notes

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


c. 1843


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. 474  [AotW citation 17908]

2   Waitt, Ernest Linden (compiler), History of the Nineteenth Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, 1861-1865, Salem (MA): The Salem Press Co., 1906, pg. 146  [AotW citation 17909]