Melville Hopkins(c. 1843 - 1864)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Sylvester, he enlisted in Company C, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 22 April 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
The remainder of the War:
He was discharged for wounds on 31 December 1862.
After the War:
He died on 14 August 1864.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Bryant1. Details from family genealogists online, some of whom have him as Melvin Hopkins.
|Place of Birth: Sylvester, WI |
Death Date: 08/14/1864
1 Bryant, Edwin Eustace, History of the Third Regiment of Wisconsin Veteran Volunteer Infantry 1861-1865, Madison: Arthur H Clark Co. for the Veteran Association of the Regiment, 1891, pp. 414 - 415 [AotW citation 15199]
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