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J.H. Haman

J.H. Haman

Federal (USV)


James H. Haman

(1841 - 1909)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 118th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted as Private in Company F of the the 20th Pennsylvania Infantry - a 3-month unit - 26 April 1861 and completed his service on 6 August. The next day he enlisted in Company E of the 118th Infantry as Sergeant.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 20 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was wounded again at Peeble's Farm, Virginia 30 September 1864. He mustered out with his Company on 1 June 1865.

After the War

When the 2nd edition of the Regimental History was published in 1905 he was living in Philadelphia. An Act of Congress in April 1906 raised his pension to $30 per month.

References & notes

Basic information and his picture from Smith1. Burial information by Bob MacAvoy, author of Our Brothers Gone Before.


06/17/1841; Montgomery County, PA


04/23/1909; burial in [unknown cemetery], Gloucester County, NJ


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. 289, 642, 699 - 704  [AotW citation 2028]