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Federal (USV)


John Pindefit

(c. 1837 - ?)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 107th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 25, he enlisted in Franklin County on 7 February 1862 and mustered into service as Private, Company H, 107th Pennsylvania Infantry on 12 February in Harrisburg.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot to his upper body in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 18 September and transferred out on 20 September. He was transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps on 3 September 1863.

References & notes

Service information from Bates1 and the Card File,2 as John Prindifit. Wound and hospital details from the Patient List,3 as John Ridefitt.


c. 1837


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 23725]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 23726]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #60  [AotW citation 23727]