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Federal (USV)


John McKenzie

(c. 1820 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 108th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was 42 years old when he enlisted in Rochester, and he mustered in as Private, Company K, 108th New York Infantry on 12 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862. He was probably buried on or near the battlefield, and reinterred in the National Cemetery during or before 1867.

The rest of the War

He died of his wounds on 23 September 1862.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service data from the State of New York2.


c. 1820


09/23/1862; 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 3884]

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 34 (for the year 1903), pg. 258  [AotW citation 8962]