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Federal (USV)


John Myers

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 63rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company F.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from McLernon1. Age 28 at enlistment. Mustered in as private, Company F, on September 9, 1861. Promoted to corporal on June 24, 1862. Wounded in action, arm, on September 17, 1862. He deserted on September 21, 1862, at Antietam, Md. His name is also borne as Myers.


1   McLernon, Robert, Casualty List, 63rd New York Volunteer Infantry, Meagher's Irish Brigade, Antietam, Maryland; September 17, 1862, Springfield (Va): R. McLernon, 2001  [AotW citation 2366]