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Federal (USV)


John Morgan

(? - 1862)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

From Wayne County, IN, he mustered as Private, Company B, 19th Indiana Infantry on 29 July 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at the US Army hospital at Smoketown, MD, but died there of wounds on 9 (or 10) October 1862.

References & notes

Service information from the Adjutant General.1 Wound and hospital details from Nelson.2


10/09/1862; Smoketown, MD


1   State of Indiana, Adjutant General's Office, and William H.H. Terrell, Adjutant General, Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana, 8 volumes, Indianapolis: (various) State Printers, 1865-1869, Vol. 4, pg. 393  [AotW citation 20674]

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. 327  [AotW citation 20675]