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Federal (USV)


John Howard

(c. 1842 - 1863)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 19, he enlisted on 22 April 1861 in New York City and mustered as Private, Company E, 4th New York Infantry on 2 May. He transferred to Company C on 7 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 25 May 1863, place not given.

References & notes

Service from the Adjutant General.1 Death date from the Historical Data Systems database.


c. 1842




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 1898, Ser. No. 17, pg. 693  [AotW citation 20378]