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Federal (USV)

Private

Edward Alexander

(c. 1842 - 1863)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 20th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 19 year old sailor in Nantucket, MA, he enlisted as Private in Company I, 20th Massachusetts Infantry on 18 July 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 14 January 1863 in Frederick, MD.

References & notes

Service information from Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines.1

Birth

c. 1842

Death

01/14/1863 Frederick, 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. 567  [AotW citation 20702]