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Federal (USV)


John Lane

(1843 - 1929)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Berrien County, MI, he enlisted in Company G, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 11 June 1861. He was promoted to Corporal, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability on 27 January 1863.

References & notes

Service information from the States of Wisconsin1 and Michigan.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


04/12/1843; Smithland, Livingston County, KY


04/26/1929; Benton Harbor, MI; burial in Riverview Cemetery, Saint Joseph, MI


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. 521 - 523  [AotW citation 10393]

2   State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 45, pg. 293  [AotW citation 26153]