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Federal (USV)


John Wagner

(c. 1829 - 1863)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 49th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 32, he enlisted on 17 September 1861 at Buffalo for three years and mustered as Private, Company B, 49th New York Infantry on 18 September.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of illness or wounds at a US Army hospital near Sharpsburg on 15 February 1863.

References & notes

His service from the Adjutant General.1


c. 1829


02/15/1863; 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 1900, Ser. No. 24, pg. 1362  [AotW citation 22530]