(1831 - 1924)
Home State: Massachusetts
Education: Brown University, Class of 1857
Branch of Service: Infantry
Age 30, a civil engineer from Whitinsville, he enlisted as Sergeant, Company H, 15th Massachusetts Infantry on 25 May 1861. He was appointed First Sergeant on 16 January 1862 and commissioned 2nd Lieutenant on 18 July.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the jaw in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was promoted to First Lieutenant on 14 November and was wounded again, at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863 and was promoted to Captain of Company D two days later. He was wounded for the third time on 5 May 1864 in the Wilderness, VA.
References & notes
More on the Web
See much more about Lieutenant Fletcher and Company H at Antietam in a fine post by Jim Buchanan on Walking the West Woods.
03/31/1831; Solon, ME
07/11/1924; Gill, MA; burial in Pine Hill Cemetery, Sherborn, MA