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Federal (USV)


John Ripley

(? - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 28, a mason in Stoughton when commissioned in June 1861. He was in Company I. He was wounded 9 August 1862 near Cedar Mountain.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was wounded again, mortally, in action at Fredericksburg, VA on 13 December. He died of wounds 20 December 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1.


12/20/1862; Fredericksburg, 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. 59 - 61  [AotW citation 6861]