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Federal (USV)


John G. Schonfull

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 108th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted under the name of John Kerr on 23 July 1862 in Rochester in Company H, 108th New York Infantry.

The rest of the War

POW Gettysburg, escaped 3rd Day. Enlisted 3rd Maryland Cavalry, served to September 1865, discharged at Vicksburg, MS.

References & notes

Basic information from Washburn1.


1   Washburn, George H., A Complete Military History and Record of the 108th Regiment N.Y. Vols., Rochester (NY): Press of E.R. Andrews, 1894, pp. 307 - 316  [AotW citation 8997]