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Federal (USV)


John S. Grant

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 27, a shoemaker from Haverhill on enlistment in June 1861. He was in Company E.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Promoted to Sergeant. Wounded also at the Wilderness, VA on 5 May 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1.


1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pp. 32 - 34  [AotW citation 6772]