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Federal (USV)

Private

Peter Collins

(c. 1843 - ?)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

An 18 year old shoemaker from Marblehead, he enlisted in Company G, 19th Massachusetts Infantry on 23 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Service information from Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines.1

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. 456  [AotW citation 17847]