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Federal (USV)


Peter Jolly

(c. 1836 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 34th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was 25 when he enlisted in Company D, 34th New York Infantry on 24 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He died at Smoketown, MD on 9 October 1862,

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which has him as Peter Jollie. Service details from the Roster1, which says he was KIA 9/17 at Antietam.


c. 1836


10/09/1862; Smoketown, 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 3690]

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 22 (for the year 1900), pg. 215  [AotW citation 8248]