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Federal (USV)


John Biggs

(c. 1837 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 24, he enlisted in Mount Morris on 11 May 1861 and mustered as Sergeant, Company H, 27th New York Infantry on 21 May. He was appointed First Sergeant on 1 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Crampton's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from the Adjutant General,1 who also has him as John Beggs.


c. 1837


09/14/1862; Crampton's Gap, MD


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1899, Ser. No. 21, pg. 154  [AotW citation 25860]