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Federal (USV)


John T. Fox

(c. 1843 - 1862)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 19, from Romeo, MI, he enlisted on 18 July 1862 in Detroit and mustered as Private, Company F, 17th Michigan Infantry on 26 August.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action "while skirmishing with the rebel sharpshooters" at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Service from Record of Service.1


c. 1843


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 17, pg. 38  [AotW citation 20203]