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Federal (USV)

Sergeant

Charles F. Liscomb

(1843 - 1864)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th New Hampshire Infantry

Before Antietam

From Lebanon, he enlisted at age 18 in Company C, 5th New Hampshire Infantry on 21 August 1861, and mustered as Corporal on 12 October. He was appointed Sergeant-Major of the Regiment on 11 September 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was appointed 2nd Lieutenant of Company D on 1 October 1862, and promoted to first Lieutenant of Company D on 19 December 1862. He died of disease on 6 January 1864 at Point Lookout, MD.

References & notes

Basic information from Child1.

Birth

1843; Lebanon, NH

Death

01/06/1864 Point Lookout, MD; burial in School Street Cemetery, Lebanon, NH

Notes

1   Child, M.D., William, A History of the Fifth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, Bristol (NH): R.W. Musgrove, Printer, 1893, Roster pp. 109 - 130  [AotW citation 13427]