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Federal (USV)


John Morley

(c. 1837 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Cavalry

Unit: 6th New York Cavalry

Before Antietam

He mustered as Private, Company C, 6th New York Cavalry, date not known.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by gunshot to the leg in action at Middletown, MD, date not given.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 18 September, but died of wounds there on 28 September 1862.

References & notes

Service from the NY Adjutant General.1 Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1837


09/28/1862; Frederick, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1894, Vol. II, pg. 558  [AotW citation 22350]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #350  [AotW citation 22351]