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Federal (USV)

Private

Benjamin Hazen Rogers

(1835 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 35th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 28 year old resident of Newburyport, MA, he enlisted at Musician, Company B, 35th Massachusetts Infantry, and mustered in on 11 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was in action on South Mountain and mortally wounded in the thigh at Antietam in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 13 October 1862.

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). His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

03/11/1835; Byfield, MA

Death

10/13/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Newburyport, MA

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, pg. 13  [AotW citation 15052]