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Federal (USV)


John Hand

(c. 1831 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 30, he enlisted in Brooklyn to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company F, 69th New York Infantry on 5 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He was slightly wounded in the right arm in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Carver Hospital, Washington, DC, and discharged there for disability on 24 November 1862.

References & notes

Service information from the Roster,1 which also has him as Thomas Fullam. Wound and hospital detail from Nelson.2


c. 1831


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1901, Ser. No. 28, pg. 141  [AotW citation 18110]

2   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 235  [AotW citation 18111]