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Federal (USV)


John Mahan

(c. 1831 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: 1st New York Light Artillery, Battery B

Before Antietam

Age 30, he enlisted 9 September 1861 in Chicago, IL and mustered as Private, Busteed's Battery (Battery C, Chicago Light) on 28 September. He was transferred to Battery B, First New York Artillery on 12 November 1861 when the Chicago battery was disbanded in Washington, DC.

On the Campaign

He was listed as a deserter at Antietam on 16 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from the Adjutant General.1


c. 1831


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 1896, Vol. 2, pg. 257  [AotW citation 22424]