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Federal (USV)

Private

Charles Dore

(c. 1837 - 1862)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Maine Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 24, from Minot, he mustered as Private, Company K, 5th Maine Infantry on 24 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Crampton's Gap on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 18 November but died there on 5 December 1862. His body was claimed by his family and returned to New Hampshire.

References & notes

Service from the Adjutant General.1 Wound and hospital details from the Patient List,2 which has him as Charles Dove. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1837

Death

12/05/1862 Frederick, MD; burial in South Effingham Cemetery, South Effingham, ME

Notes

1   State of Maine, Adjutant General's Office, and John L. Hodsdon, AG, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Maine for the Year ending December 31, 1862, Augusta: Stevens and Sayward, Printers to the State, 1863, pg. 130  [AotW citation 20794]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #586  [AotW citation 20795]