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J.W. Marshall

J.W. Marshall

Federal (USV)

Lieutenant Colonel

John W. Marshall

(c. 1830 - ?)

Home State: New York

Command Billet: Commanding Regiment

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 10th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 31, he enrolled on 26 April 1861 in New York City and mustered on April 30 as Captain, Company D, 10th New York Infantry. He was promoted to Major of the regiment on 2 May 1861 and Lieutenant Colonel on 31 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He commanded the regiment in Maryland.

The rest of the War

He was mustered out of the service as the Regiment became a Battalion at the end of its two-year term of service on 7 May 1863.

References & notes

His service from the Adjutant General.1 His picture from a photograph of unknown provenance posted to the Historical Data Systems database.


c. 1830


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. 18, pg. 945  [AotW citation 29426]