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Federal (USA)


Frederick M Edgell

Home State: New Hampshire

Command Billet: Battery Commander

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: New Hampshire Light Artillery, First Battery

Before Antietam

From Orford, NH, he enlisted as 1st Lieutenant (age 32) on 16 August 1861.

On the Campaign

In command of First Battery, New Hampshire Light Artillery, part of the 1st Division of I Corps' Artillery. He had assumed command after 2nd Bull Run (29 Aug), where Capt Gerrish was wounded and captured.

The rest of the War

He was later Captain of the battery.