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Federal (USV)


John H. Outon

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 106th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted as Private, Company I, 106th Pennsylvania Infantry on 24 August 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was at Gettysburg in July 1863 and was wounded again, in the Wilderness, VA on 6 May 1864. He mustered out with his Company on 10 September 1864.

References & notes

Service information from Ward,1 who has him as John H. Outen, and Bates,2 as John Outon. He's listed as John H. Outon in Pennsylvania at Gettysburg (1914).


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. 364  [AotW citation 21610]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, Vol. V, pg. 850  [AotW citation 21611]