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John Corn, Jr
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Birth: Dec. 21, 1844
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 9, 1863
Gettysburg
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA

John joined as a Private and served with the 88th Pennsylvania Volunteers Infantry, Company K. Mustered in 30-Nov-1861 at 16 years old (a month before he turned 17).

Fought in the Battle of Gettysburg and wounded on July 1. Was shot in the leg and his right leg was amputated. He died a little over a month later from the effects of his wounds at a hospital in Gettysburg.

Years later after the death of his father, John's mother applied for and was finally granted his pension of $12.00/month.

On the Pennyslvania Memorial at Gettysburg under the 88th Pennsylvania tablet, there is a star next to John's name.


Visit the 88th Pennsylvania website


 
 
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 Parents:
  John Corn (1814 - 1879)
  Jane Tarbot Corn (1815 - 1899)
 
 Siblings:
  Henry Tarbot Corn (1838 - 1913)*
  Lawrence Corn (1842 - 1922)*
  John Corn (1844 - 1863)
  Samuel Corn (1846 - 1924)*
  William Corn (1850 - 1929)*
  Joseph Corn (1853 - 1924)*
  Lewis Corn (1858 - 1944)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section 101, Lot 107, Grave 4
GPS (lat/lon): 39.93382, -75.23782
 
Created by: Brenda Reilley Hun
Record added: Apr 27, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10862990
John Corn, Jr
Added by: Brenda Reilley Hun
 
John Corn, Jr
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John Corn, Jr
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Co. K
- Neil D Scheidt
 Added: Apr. 8, 2016

-Anonymous
 Added: Oct. 9, 2013
Wounded on this day 150 years ago...battle of Gettysburg.
- Brenda Reilley Hun
 Added: Jul. 1, 2013
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