Portrait of Captain John C. Hardy, standing with saber, 1861-1865. (Veteran), Detroit. Enlisted in Company D, Second Infantry, April 20, 1861, at Adrian, for 3 years, age 19. Mustered May 25, 1861. Corporal July 25, 1861. Re-enlisted Feb. 25, 1861, at Detroit, Mich. Mustered Feb. 26, 1864. On duty with company K, Seventeenth Infantry, from Jan. 30, 1864 to April 9, 1864. Wounded in action at Wilderness, Va., May 6, 1864. First Sergeant. Discharged for promotion Oct. 16, 1864. Commissioned First Lieutenant, company B, Sept. 24, 1864. Mustered Oct. 17, 1864. Commissioned Captain, company D, April 25, 1865. Mustered April 27, 1865. Participated in the following engagements: Blackburn's Ford, Va., Bull Run, Va., Bailey's Cross Roads, Munson's Hill, Va., Siege of Yorktown, Va., Williamsburg, Va., Fair Oaks, Va., near Richmond, Va. June 18, 1862, White Oak Swamp, Va., Malvern Hill, Va., Second Bull Run, Va., Chantilly, Va., Fredericksburg, Va., Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., Siege of Jackson, Miss., Jackson, Miss., Blue Spring, Tenn., London, Tenn., Lenoir Station, Tenn., Campbell's Station, Tenn., Siege of Knoxville, Tenn., Charge on enemy's works in front of Knoxville, Tenn., Fort Saunders, Tenn., Thurley's Ford, Tenn., Strawberry Plains, Tenn., near Knoxville, Tenn., Jan. 22, 1864, Wilderness, Va., May 6, 1864 (where he was severely wounded), Night assault on Fort Steadman, Va., Capture of Petersburg, Va., Brevetted Captain, U.S. Volunteers, March 25, 1865, for conspicuous gallantry in attack on Fort Steadman. Mustered out at Delaney House, D.C., July 28, 1865 (Descriptive Roll Second Michigan Volunteers).