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Federal (USV)


John Kennedy

(c. 1833 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 42nd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 28, he enlisted on 7 May 1861 in New York City, and mustered in as a Private in Company A, 42nd New York Infantry on 22 June 1861. He was promoted to Corporal, date not given.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability on 18 April 1863 at Baltimore, MD.

References & notes

His service from the State of New York1 and his Muster Roll Extract in the NY State Archives, via fold3.


c. 1833


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 23 (for the year 1900)  [AotW citation 8520]