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Federal (USV)


John H. Foley

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company G.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. Age 23, a shoemaker in Stoneham when he wsa commissioned 2nd Lieutenant on 16 July 1861. Promoted First Lieutenant 26 July 1862. Wounded also in action at Fredericksburg, VA on 13 December 1862. Resigned 29 March 1863 as First Lieutenant of Company E.


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. 108 - 111  [AotW citation 6973]