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Federal (USV)


John C. McQuade

(c. 1842 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 90th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 19, he enlisted and mustered into service as Private, 90th Pennsylvania Infantry on 1 October 1861 in Philadelphia.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by a gunshot to his hip in action at Antietam on 17 September.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 28 September 1862 but died there of wounds on 30 September 1862. His body was taken home by relatives.

References & notes

His service from the Card File,1 as John McQuaid. Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.2


c. 1842


09/30/1862; Frederick, MD


1   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 23398]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #4.803  [AotW citation 23399]