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Federal (USV)


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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