Mustered into service as a Private on July 29th, 1861

 

John C. Young

Private Young was reported as missing in action at the Battle of the Wilderness on May 5th, 1864 but would soon return to the regiment.

By the fall of 1864 the ranks of the 19th Indiana were so depleted by combat losses and sickness they were folded into the 20th Indiana Infantry. John was put into Company I of that regiment and served until the end of the war mustering out on July 18th, 1865.

 

He filed for a pension after the war.

 

Currently his date of death and burial location are unknown.