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Federal (USV)


John O'Connor

(c. 1837 - ?)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 28th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 24, he enlisted on 17 August 1861 in Hazleton and mustered into service as a Corporal in Company N, 28th Pennsylvania Infantry on 20 August in Philadelphia.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability on 28 December 1863 (1862?) at the US General Hospital in Philadelphia.

References & notes

Service information from Bates1 and the Card File.2

He was administratively transferred to Company C, 147th Pennsylvania Infantry on 28 October 1862, and his service details are also filed under that unit.


c. 1837


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 23158]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 23159]