John F. Harter

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

Born 10 July 1841

Died 21 July 1922

Buried Greenmound Cemetery, Mercer County Illinois


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Private was listed as being wounded at the Battle of Antietam on September 17th, 1862 and was captured at the Battle of Gettysburg on July 1st, 1863. He was soon released and he returned to the regiment that summer. In the fall of 1864 he transferred to Company E of the 20th Indiana Infantry where he served until his muster out on July 12th, 1865.


He filed for a pension in July of 1886.