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John P. "J.P." Curran
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Birth: Jul., 1834
Orleans County
New York, USA
Death: Dec. 20, 1870
Niagara County
New York, USA

From Report of Adjutant General:

Company G (Albion, N.Y.)
28th N.Y. Volunteer Infantry
"Niagara Rifles"
COL. Dudley Donnelly, Commanding Officer
CPT. Alfred B. Judd, Company Commander

Enlisted at age 26 on 03MAY1861 at Albion, N.Y. to serve two (2) years. Mustered in as Private, Co. G, 22MAY1861. Enlistment papers incorrectly spell the last name as "Curren".

Promoted to Corporal, 22FEB1862.

Captured (POW): 09AUG1862 at Culpeper, V.A. This was The Battle of Cedar Mountain, V.A. and where the 28th faced the heaviest loss of men during the war:
46 Enlisted Killed
65 Enlisted Wounded, 9 would die from wounds.
1 Officer Killed (COL. Donnelly)
92 Enlisted men Missing / Captured

Paroled: 11SEP1862 at City Point, V.A.
Five (5) days later would be The Battle of Antietam, M.D.

Promoted to Sergeant, 07DEC1862.

The Battle of Chancellorsville, V.A. would be this unit's final battle of the war.

Mustered out with Company G on 02JUN1863 at Albany, N.Y.
COL. Edwin F. Brown, Commanding Officer

Died at age 36. Farm Laborer in Hartland, N.Y. at time of death.

D.W. Whitney was contracted to manufacture this stone on 29NOV1879 and place it at Lot 127.

G.A.R. Post 114
Albion, N.Y. 
Mount Albion Cemetery
Orleans County
New York, USA
Plot: 127 Sycamore
Created by: Mike Schreiner
Record added: May 25, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 111162821
John P. J.P. Curran
Added by: Mike Schreiner
John P. J.P. Curran
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2 G uncle RIP
- Rebecca Maloney
 Added: Sep. 6, 2015

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