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Federal (USV)


John A. Nye

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company A.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. He was a 22 year old clerk in Boston when he enlisted as Corporal on 16 July 1862. He was discharged 12 March 1863 to accept commission in hte US Colored Troops. He was appointed Captain of the 79th USCT in December and mustered out on 17 August 1864.


1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. II, pp. 72 - 130  [AotW citation 2898]