179th New York Volunteer Infantry
A Union Regiment Forged in the Petersburg Campaign
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John B. Sloan

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John B. Sloan
New York State Military Museum
PA.1999.0014.1287

United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 179th, (1864-1865)
United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 31st, (1861-1863)

John Barnet Sloan
Age, 26 years.
Enrolled at Wayland, to serve three years, and mustered in as major, May 26,1864
Killed in action, June 17, 1864, at Petersburg, Va
Prior service, as major, Thirty-first Infantry.
Commissioned major, July 9, 1864, with rank from May 17, 1864, original.
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