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Federal (USV)


John Piggot

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 63rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 24 at enlistment. Mustered in as private, Company H, on October 19, 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action - head - on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He deserted on November 25, 1862, from a hospital, at Philadelphia, Pa.

References & notes

Basic information from McLernon1.


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 2434]