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Federal (USV)


James Ewing

(c. 1817 - ?)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 111th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

A 44 year old machinist, he enlisted on 27 October 1861 in Erie, PA and mustered into service as Corporal, Company H, 111th Pennsylvania Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was present in action with his Company at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was listed as a deserter on 23 October 1862.

References & notes

Basic service information from Bates.1 Further details from the Company H Descriptive Book in the US National Archives, transcribed and provided by Patrick Knierman. His memorial is on Findagrave.


c. 1817; Glasgow, SCOTLAND


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, Vol. III, pg. 1048  [AotW citation 21701]