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Federal (USA)


Peter McGowan

(c. 1823 - ?)

Home State: Unknown

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st and 6th United States Infantry

Before Antietam

A member of Company H, 6th United States Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was slightly wounded, suffering a contusion from a shell on his left side.

The rest of the War

He was treated in a hospital in Philadelphia, PA and returned to duty in March 1863.

References & notes

Wound and hospital details from the MSHWR.1.


c. 1823


1   Barnes, Joseph K., and US Army, Office of the Surgeon General, The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, 6 books, Washington DC: US Government Printing Office, 1870, Vol. 1, Part 3, pg. 870  [AotW citation 18786]