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Federal (USV)

Private

Frank Atwood

(c. 1839 - 1862)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th New Hampshire Infantry

Before Antietam

Born in Windham, MA he enlisted at age 22 in Company D, 6th New Hampshire Infantry on 30 October 1861. He was then living in Sandwich.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Locust Spring hospital on the Geeting Farm near Keedysville, MD but died of wounds on 1 October 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Jackman1. Hospital detail from Nelson.2

Birth

c. 1839; Windham, MA

Death

10/01/1862 Keedysville, MD

Notes

1   Jackman, Lyman, History of the Sixth New Hampshire Regiment in the War for the Union, Concord (NH): Republican Press Association, 1891, Regimental Register and Record, by Companies  [AotW citation 15029]

2   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 118  [AotW citation 20293]