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Federal (USV)


John McManus

(c. 1831 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 51st New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 30, he enlisted on 13 September 1861 in New York City and mustered as a Private in Company C, 51st New York Infantry the next day.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by a gunshot in the leg in action, probably at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to US Army General Hospital #4 in Frederick, MD on 17 September and sent on to Baltimore two days later. He was discharged for disability there on 21 November 1862 at Fort McHenry.

References & notes

His service from the Adjutant General,1 who does not mention his wound. Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.2


c. 1831


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 1900, Ser. No. 25, p. 149  [AotW citation 30351]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #54  [AotW citation 30352]