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Federal (USV)


John S. Stoddard

(? - 1864)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 31, a brush maker from North Bridgewater on enlistment as First Sergeant in June 1861. Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant on 13 May 1862. He was in Company F.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Commissioned 1st Lieutenant 14 December 1862, and Captain 23 July 1863. Killed in action at Spottsylvania, VA on 10 May 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1.


05/10/1864; Spottsylvania, VA


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. 35 - 41  [AotW citation 6799]