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Federal (USV)

Private

Albert Francis Fales

(1836 - 1906)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A bootmaker in Medway, he enlisted in Company E, 2nd Massachusetts Infantry at age 23 in May 1861. Wounded in hand in action at Winchester, VA on 25 May 1862. Wounded at Cedar Mountain, VA on 9 August 1862, but not disabled.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Discharged for disability at Harrisburg, PA on 8 April 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Quint1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

11/13/1836; Medway, MA

Death

12/13/1906 in MA; burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Medway, MA

Notes

1   Quint, Alonzo Hall, The Record of the Second Massachusetts Infantry: 1861-1865, Boston: James P. Walker, 1867, pp. 352 - 364  [AotW citation 14438]