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Federal (USV)

Private

William Perry Chase

(1838 - 1914)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A bootmaker from Oakdale, he enlisted in Company D, 2nd Massachusetts Infantry at age 23 on 11 May 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Discharged for wounds on 23 November 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Quint1. Details from his gravesite on Findagrave.

Birth

04/15/1838; Holden, MA

Death

01/01/1914 West Boylston, MA; burial in Mount Vernon Cemetery, West Boylston, MA

Notes

1   Quint, Alonzo Hall, The Record of the Second Massachusetts Infantry: 1861-1865, Boston: James P. Walker, 1867, pp. 325 - 341  [AotW citation 14427]