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J.B. Wilson

J.B. Wilson

Federal (USV)


James B. Wilson

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 118th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company B.

The rest of the War

Promoted to Captain, Company C, on 20 June 1864. Honored by brevet to Major 20 September 1864. Mustered out with his Company 1 June 1865.

References & notes

Basic information and his picture - an etching from a photo - from Smith1.


1   Smith, John L., and Survivor's Association, History of the Corn Exchange Regiment, 118th Pennsylvania Volunteers, 2nd Edition, Philadelphia: J.L. Smith, Map Publisher, 1905, pp. 513, 694 - 699  [AotW citation 1979]