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Federal (USV)


John O. Perkins

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 22, a farmer from Stoneham on enlistment in July 1861. Transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps as Corporal on 1 July 1863, to First Sergeant 16 June 1864. Discharged for disability 17 January 1865.


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. 111 - 114  [AotW citation 6979]