September ?, 1842 (Eastchester, NY) – October 8, 1862 (Baltimore, MD); 20 years old
Enlisted August 12, 1862
Mustered in August 28, 1862
Unit: 17th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers, Company A

Born to John S. (1817-1898) and Mary G. (1815-1892). Siblings were Henry C. (1839-1904) and Mary L. (1849-?).

Died October 8, 1862 of Typhoid Fever.

Headstone reads, John Wesley, son of John S. & Mary of New Rochelle, Member of Co. A, 17th Reg’t Conn. Vol. Died Camp Marshall, Baltimore, Oct. 8, 1862, age of 20 yrs.

Buried in Israel Seacord Cemetery, 1228 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY. Photo from


Published by jeffd1121

USAF retiree. Veteran advocate. Committed to telling the stories of those who died while in the service of the country during wartime.

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