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Federal (USV)


John Wallace

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 63rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 29 at enlistment. Mustered in as corporal, Company F, on September 19, 1861. He was promoted to sergeant on October 31, 1861. He was returned to the ranks on December 5, 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He deserted on September 22, 1862, from David's Island, New York Harbor.

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 2482]