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 John Washington May

John Washington May

Birth
Indiana, USA
Death 18 Feb 1899 (aged 57)
Ohio County, Indiana, USA
Burial Spencer, Owen County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 50362706 · View Source
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John May enlisted early in the Civil War with a three month regiment in Company F of the 55th Indiana Infantry as a Corporal from June of 1862 until September of 1862. He joined Company I of the 19th Indiana which was a part of the famous "Iron Brigade" on February 12, 1864 and was shot in the left breast at the Battle of the Wilderness on May 5, 1864. He was discharged because of that wound later that same year.

John May was married to Mary A. Johnson.


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J. W. May
Co. I
19th Ind. Inf.


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  • Created by: Shelly Couvrette
  • Added: 28 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 50362706
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Washington May (30 Jan 1842–18 Feb 1899), Find A Grave Memorial no. 50362706, citing River Hill Cemetery, Spencer, Owen County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Shelly Couvrette (contributor 47251783) .