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Federal (USV)

Private

Marshall P. Hurd

(c. 1843 - 1862)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th New Hampshire Infantry

Before Antietam

From Lempster, he enlisted at age 18 in Company D, First New Hampshire Infantry, for 3 months, on 24 April 1861. He mustered out on 9 August 1861. He reenlisted, in Company K, 5th New Hampshire Infantry on 5 September 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of his wounds on 18 September 1862 at the Mill Creek Hospital.

References & notes

Basic information from Child1 and Ayling2.

Birth

c. 1843; Croydon, NH

Death

09/18/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Child, M.D., William, A History of the Fifth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, Bristol (NH): R.W. Musgrove, Printer, 1893, pp. 87 - 99  [AotW citation 13410]

2   State of New Hampshire, Adjutant-General's Office, and Augustus D. Ayling, AG, Revised Register of the Soldiers and Sailors of New Hampshire in the War of the Rebellion 1861-1866 , 2 Volumes, Concord: Ira C. Evans, Public Printer, 1895, Vol. 1, pg. 12  [AotW citation 13499]