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Federal (USV)

Private

Philip Dunn

(c. 1843 - ?)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

An 18 year old spring maker from Boston, he enlisted in Company E, 19th Massachusetts Infantry on 25 July 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at hospitals in Frederick, MD and West Philadelphia, PA. He reenlisted 20 December 1863, by then a Sergeant. He transferred to Company D, date not given, and mustered out with them on 30 June 1865.

References & notes

Service information from Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines1 and the History.2 Hospital details from Nelson.3

Birth

c. 1843

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. 442  [AotW citation 17794]

2   Waitt, Ernest Linden (compiler), History of the Nineteenth Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, 1861-1865, Salem (MA): The Salem Press Co., 1906, pg. 145  [AotW citation 17795]

3   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 196  [AotW citation 17796]