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Federal (USV)

Private

John Means

(? - 1862)

Home State: Maryland

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: Purnell Legion (Maryland) Infantry

Before Antietam

He mustered as a Private in Company E, Purnell Legion Infantry on 3 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Service from Wilmer1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Death

09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Wilmer, L. Allison, and J.H. Jarrett, George H. Vernon, State Commissioners, History and Roster of Maryland Volunteers, War of 1861-5, Baltimore: Press of Guggenheimer, Weil & Co., 1898, Vol. 1, pg. 473  [AotW citation 20762]