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Federal (USV)


David B. Jellison

(1844 - 1869)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 17 year old shoemaker from Rowley, he enlisted 26 July 1861 in Company C, 19th Massachusetts Infantry. He was promoted to Corporal, date not given.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He reenlisted 24 February 1864 as Sergeant, and was wounded again, on 15 August 1864 near Deep Bottom, VA. He mustered out on 30 June 1865.

After the War

He died relatively young, just under four years after the War, in 1869.

References & notes

Service information from Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines1 and the History.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


1844; Rowley, MA


01/18/1869; burial in Rowley Burial Ground, Rowley, MA


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. 432  [AotW citation 17763]

2   Waitt, Ernest Linden (compiler), History of the Nineteenth Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, 1861-1865, Salem (MA): The Salem Press Co., 1906, pg. 144  [AotW citation 17764]