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Federal (USV)

Lieutenant

Nathan W. Collins

(1826 - 1902)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 35th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 35 year old resident of Newburyport, MA, he enrolled at 2nd Lieutenant, Company B, 35th Massachusetts Infantry, and mustered in August 1862. He had served in 1861 as a Lieutenant in the 8th Massachusetts Infantry for 3 months.

On the Campaign

He saw action on South Mountain and at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He resigned 22 July 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Carruth1. Details from George William Creasey's The City of Newburyport in the Civil War from 1861 to 1865 (1903).

Birth

01/24/1826; Newburyport, MA

Death

10/22/1902 San Francisco, CA

Notes

1   Carruth, Sumner, and others of the Committee of the Regimental Association, History of the Thirty-Fifth Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers, 1862-1865, Boston: Mills, Knight & Company, 1884, Roster, pp. 9 - 12  [AotW citation 15041]