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Federal (USV)


John Pendleton

(c. 1840 - 1864)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21, he enlisted in New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company F, 69th New York Infantry on 8 October 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at a hospital in Frederick, MD. He transferred to Company A on 12 June 1863, and was captured in action at Auburn, VA on 14 October 1863. He was held at Andersonville, GA where he died while a prisoner of war on 2 July 1864.

References & notes

Service information from the Roster.1 Wound and hospital details from Nelson.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1840


07/02/1864; Andersonville, GA; burial in Andersonville National Cemetery, Andersonville, GA


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. 283  [AotW citation 18186]

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. 348  [AotW citation 18187]