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Federal (USV)

Private

Joseph H. Pearson

(c. 1835 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 26 year old bookkeeper from Newbury, he enlisted 26 July 1861 in Company B, 19th Massachusetts Infantry.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds 18 September at Sharpsburg.

References & notes

Service information from Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines.1

Birth

c. 1835

Death

09/18/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

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. 426  [AotW citation 17747]