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Federal (USV)


John E. Hinton

(? - 1862)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Waukesha, he enlisted in Company F, 2nd Wisconsin Infantry on 10 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

His left leg was mputated due to Antietam wounds, and he died as a result on 14 October 1862 in Keedysville, MD.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Wisconsin1.


10/14/1862; Keedysville, MD


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. 359 - 364  [AotW citation 10187]