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Federal (USV)


John Donovan

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Rocktown, he enlisted in Company D, 2nd Wisconsin Infantry on 6 May 1861. He was wounded in action at First Bull Run in July 1861.

On the Campaign

He shot himself in the hand on 23 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He deserted on 28 January 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Wisconsin1.


1   State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pp. 357 - 358  [AotW citation 10164]