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Federal (USV)


Sylvester H. Martin

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 88th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He mustered into service in Company K on 14 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Promoted to 2d Lt. on November 11, 1862 to 1st Lieut. on February 25, 1863 - commissioned Captain on January 30, 1865, not mustered - Discharged on June 9, for wounds received at Hatcher's Run, Va. on February 7, 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Bates1. Thanks to Steve Maczuga for publishing Bates' information in his excellent database.


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 11845]