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Federal (USV)


John Conyers, Jr.

(c. 1840 - ?)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 90th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

About age 21, he enlisted and mustered into service for 3 months as a Private in Company K, 19th Pennsylvania Infantry on 27 April 1861 in Philadelphia. He mustered out with that Company on 29 August, enlisted again, and mustered into service as a Private in Company B, 90th Pennsylvania Infantry on 13 January 1862 in Philadelphia. He was transferred to Company I, and promoted to Sergeant, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot to the thigh at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 24 September 1862 and sent on to Philadelphia on 9 November 1862. He was discharged, date not known, to accept an appointment in the Invalid (Veteran Reserve) Corps.

References & notes

His service from the Card File 1 and Bates,2 as John Convers, Jr. Wound and hospital information from the Patient List.3


c. 1840


1   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 23431]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 23432]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #4.445  [AotW citation 23433]