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Federal (USV)

Private

Ezra Nutt

(1830 - 1898)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th New Hampshire Infantry

Before Antietam

A shoemaker from Wolfeborough, he enlisted at age 32 in Company H, 5th New Hampshire Infantry on 12 October 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He transferred to the 132nd Company, 2nd Battalion, US Invalid Corps on 23 January 1864 and was discharged 20 October 1864 at Harpers Ferry, VA at the expiration of his term of service.

After the War

By 1880 he was in Shelby, MI working as a wood cutter.

References & notes

Basic information from Child1. Details from family genealogists. His father Samuel had apparently changed his name from Nutter to Nutt.

Birth

1830; Wolfeborough, NH

Death

01/11/1898 Grand Rapids, MI; burial in Grand Rapids Veterans Home Cemetery, Grand Rapids, MI

Notes

1   Child, M.D., William, A History of the Fifth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, Bristol (NH): R.W. Musgrove, Printer, 1893, Roster pp. 131 - 148  [AotW citation 13441]