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Federal (USV)


John H. Lindley

(c. 1838 - 1862)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 23rd Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 23 in Company D, 23rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry on 20 May 1861. Appointed Corporal on 27 July 1861, then Sergeant (date unknown).

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 3 October 1862. Reinterred from original burial on South Mountain to the National Cemetery during 1867 or earlier.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which has him as a Corporal. Service details from the Ohio Roster2.


c. 1838


10/03/1862; 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 3800]

2   State of Ohio, Roster Commission, Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, 12 Volumes, Akron: The Werner Company, 1893-95, Vol. 3, pg. 93  [AotW citation 7819]