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Federal (USV)

Private

Loring B. Brackett

(1832 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 35th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 29 year old counter maker in Stoughton, MA, he enlisted 6 August and mustered as Private, Company E, 35th Massachusetts Infantry on 19 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated in a hospital in Frederick, MD and died of wounds there on 10 November 1862.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1. Service from Soldiers, Sailors and Marines,1 which has him as Loring R. Brackett. His gravesite is on Findagrave; his stone says he died in Middletown, MD. His birth date calculated from his age at death of 29 years, 11 months, 19 days.

Birth

11/22/1832; Canton, MA

Death

11/10/1862 Frederick, MD; burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Stoughton, MA

Notes

1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 139  [AotW citation 16533]

2   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 3, pg. 672  [AotW citation 20462]