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Federal (USV)

Private

Daniel Webster Spofford

(1834 - 1919)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 26 year old farmer from Boxford, he enlisted in Company A, 19th Massachusetts Infantry on 10 August 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He mustered out 28 August 1864.

References & notes

Service information from Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave. His brother Phineas F. Spofford was present at Sharpsburg, as Captain, Company D, 8th South Carolina Infantry.

Birth

11/30/1834; Boxford, MA

Death

06/09/1919 Chelsea, MA; burial in Harmony Cemetery, Georgetown, MA

Notes

1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pg. 420  [AotW citation 16571]