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Federal (USV)


John Spicer

(c. 1838 - ?)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 106th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He was a 23 year old painter when he enlisted in Norristown as Private, Company G, 106th Pennsylvania Infantry on 27 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was listed as a deserter at Keedysville, MD on 15 September 1862.

References & notes

Service information from Ward.1 Further details from the Descriptive List,2 which has him as John Spiecer.


c. 1838 in PA


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. 349  [AotW citation 21657]

2   US War Department, Provost Marshal General, Descriptive List of Deserters from Pennsylvania Military Units During the Civil War, Washington, DC: US War Department, 1866, pg. 171, row 48  [AotW citation 21658]