John W. Poland

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

Born 06 October 1843

Died 21 September 1914

Buried Beech Grove Cemetery, Delaware County Indiana


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Private Poland was wounded at the Battle of Antietam on September 17th, 1862 and again on May 5th, 1864 at the Battle of the Wilderness. In the fall of 1864 he transferred to Company E of the 20th Indiana Infantry serving there until his muster out as 1st Sergeant on July 12th, 1865.


He filed for a pension in November of 1867.