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H.E. Badger
H.E. Badger

Federal (USV)


Henry E. Badger

(1843 - 1917)
Home State: New Hampshire
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th New Hampshire Infantry


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

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The remainder 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, Sources, and other 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 Date: 03/14/1843    Place of Birth: Peterborough, NH    
Death Date: 12/20/1917    Burial Place: Pine Grove Cemetery, Manchester, NH


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]

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