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Federal (USV)

Private

Hallowell R. Dunham

"Hal"

(c. 1837 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 24 year old clerk from Littleton, he enlisted 26 July 1861 in Company B, 19th Massachusetts Infantry.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Hoffman Farm Hospital, where he died of wounds on 2 October 1862.

References & notes

Service information from Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

More on the Web

See more about Dunham in a 2012 post by John Banks.

Birth

c. 1837

Death

10/05/18622 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Staffordville Cemetery, Staffordville, CT

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. 423  [AotW citation 17739]