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Federal (USV)


John Connelly

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 106th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted as Private, Company A, 106th Pennsylvania Infantry on 8 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the left hand in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He mustered out of service with his Company on 10 September 1864.

References & notes

Basic service information from Ward.1 Wound detail from Nelson.2


1   Ward, Joseph R. C., History of the One-Hundred and Sixth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865 (2nd Ed.), Philadelphia: Grant, Faires & Rogers, 1906, pg. 306  [AotW citation 21559]

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. 169  [AotW citation 21650]