Samuel Dwight Abbott(1837 - 1862)
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Sharpshooters
Unit: Massachusetts Sharpshooters, First Company
Before the Antietam Campaign:
A 23 year old moulder from Lowell, he enlisted as Private on 2 September 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He died of his Wounds at Bolivar [Heights, MD] on 20 September.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1, with genealogical details from Susan Harnwell and contributors at her superb 15th Massachusetts Infantry site.
|Birth Date: 12/02/1837 Place of Birth: Andover, MA |
Death Date: 09/20/1862 Death Place: Bolivar, VA
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 , pp. 206 - 213 [AotW citation 2693]
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