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Federal (USV)


John B. Adair

(? - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Enlisted June 1, 1861, at Riker's Island; mustered in as Private, Company I, same date, to serve two years; promoted Corporal, October 1, 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 17 1862 at Antietam.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which had him in Company B. Service data from State of New York2, which has his middle initial possibly as "O".


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3144]

2   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, Issue 18 (for the year 1899), pg. 615  [AotW citation 12568]