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Federal (USV)


John Jepson

(c. 1836 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 21st New York Infantry

Before Antietam

A 25 year old carpenter, he enlisted on 1 May 1861 in Buffalo, NY to serve two years, and mustered in on 20 May as a Private in Company I, 21st New York Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was in a hospital in Baltimore to at least 10 April 1863 but mustered out with his Company on 18 May 1863. He enlisted again, on 5 January 1864 as a Private in Company F, 24th New York Cavalry. He was appointed Corporal the same month, but reduced to Private by March. He was discharged on a Surgeon's Certificate of Disability at the Lincoln General Hospital in Washington, DC on 6 December 1864.

References & notes

His service from the Adjutant General1 and his New York Muster Roll Extract, online from fold3.


c. 1836; Holstein, DENMARK


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. 20, p. 236; 1894, V. 5, p. 866  [AotW citation 28246]