|Death: ||Sep. 1, 1864|
John Harvey was an American Soldier during the American Civil War of 1861 to 1865.
He enlisted on May 2nd, 1861, at New York City, New York, for two years service, at the age of 40, and was mustered into service as a Private in Company E of the 17th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment on May 21st, 1861. He served with the regiment in the Army of the Potomac in its campaigns in Virginia and Maryland and was promoted to Corporal, and wounded in action on August 30th, 1862, at the Battle of 2nd Manassas, Virginia. He recovered from his wounds and rejoined the regiment, and was mustered out of service with the company on June 2nd, 1863, at New York City, New York.
He re-enlisted on August 24th, 1863, at New York City, New York, for three years service as a Veteran Volunteer per general Orders No. 191, Adjutant Generals Office, War Department, Washington, D.C., dated June 25th, 1863, and was mustered into service as a Corporal in Company C of the 17th New York Veteran Volunteer Infantry Regiment on October 6th, 1863, at Camp Sprague, Staten Island, New York, and was promoted to Sergeant on November 8th, 1863. He served with the regiment throughout its campaigns in Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia.
He was killed in action on September 1st, 1864, at the Battle of Jonesboro, Georgia.
Marietta National Cemetery
Plot: SECTION E SITE 5596
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