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H.E. Badger

H.E. Badger

Federal (USV)

Private

Henry E. Badger

(1843 - 1917)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th New Hampshire Infantry

Before Antietam

Born in Peterborough, he enlisted in Company E, 6th New Hampshire Infantry at age 18 on 1 October 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was appointed Corporal (date not given) and reenlisted on 30 December 1863. He was wounded again, at Bethesda Church, VA on 3 June 1864. He was promoted to Sergeant (date not given). He was wounded severely at the Mine explosion, Petersburg, VA on 30 July 1864. Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, Company C, on 1 June 1865, and mustered out on 17 July 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Jackman1. His gravesite is on Findagrave. His photograph, of unknown provenance, was posted by Charles McDonald on a memorial page also on Findagrave.

Birth

03/14/1843; Peterborough, NH

Death

12/20/1917; burial in Pine Grove Cemetery, Manchester, NH

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 15030]