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Federal (USV)


John Hannon

(1830 - 1881)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 32, he enlisted in New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company D, 69th New York Infantry on 13 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He suffered a flesh wound in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at hospitals in Frederick, MD and Philadelphia, PA. He transferred to Company B on 12 June 1863. He was sent to Company C, 19th Regiment, Veteran Reserve Corps, date not given. He returned to Company D of the 69th on 14 June 1864 and mustered out with a detachment on 5 June 1865 near Alexandria, VA.

After the War

He began receiving a veteran's invalid pension in 1880, and last lived at 39 Chrystie Street in Manhattan, NY.

References & notes

Service information from the Roster,1 which also has him as John Hannan, Harman and Hennon. Wound and hospital details from Nelson.2 His death, burial place, and bio details from Green-Wood.3


1830 in IRELAND


1881; burial in Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY


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. 142  [AotW citation 18112]

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. 236  [AotW citation 18113]

3   Green-Wood Historic Fund volunteers, and Jeffrey I. Richman, Cemetery Historian, Civil War Biographies, Published 2015, first accessed 13 September 2018, <>, Source page: /civil-war-biographies-halliday/  [AotW citation 18114]