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Federal (USV)


John J. Chalfant

(c. 1843 - ?)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 124th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 19, he enlisted on 6 August 1862 in West Chester, and mustered as Captain of Company F, 124th Pennsylvania Infantry on 11 August in Harrisburg.

On the Campaign

He was with his Company in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862 and helped wounded Sergeant William Potts from the field.

The rest of the War

He mustered out with his Company on 16 May 1863.

References & notes

His service from the Register.1 His role at Antietam from the History.2


c. 1843


1   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant General's Office, Register of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865, 16 volumes, Harrisburg  [AotW citation 23863]

2   Green, Robert McCay, compiler, History of the One Hundred and Twenty-fourth Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers in the War of the Rebellion 1862-1863, Philadelphia: Ware Brothers Company, printers, 1907, pg. 120, 121  [AotW citation 23864]