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Federal (USV)


John Whelan

(c. 1844 - ?)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 90th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

An 18 year old weaver in Philadelphia, he enlisted and mustered as a Private in Company E, 90th Pennsylvania Infantry on 12 February 1862 in Philadelphia.

On the Campaign

He was listed as a deserter in Maryland on 14 (or 12) September 1862 with no further military record.

References & notes

His service from the Card File 1 and Bates.2


c. 1844


1   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 23636]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 23637]