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J. Peabody

J. Peabody

Federal (USV)


John Peabody

(c. 1843 - ?)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 23rd Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 18, he enlisted on 2 June 1861 as a Private in Company B, 23rd Ohio Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was wounded again and captured in action at Cloyd's Mountain, VA on 9 May 1864. He was discharged on a Surgeon's Certificate of disability on 30 March 1865.

References & notes

His service from the State of Ohio.1 His picture from a photograph in the Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs, Library of Congress.


c. 1843


1   State of Ohio, Roster Commission, Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, 12 Volumes, Akron: The Werner Company, 1893-95, Vol. III, p. 82  [AotW citation 8143]