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Federal (USV)

Private

Otis Warren Atwood

(1840 - 1904)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Sharpshooters

Unit: Massachusetts Sharpshooters, First Company

Before Antietam

A 22 year old shoemaker from South Reading, he enlisted as Private on 2 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was listed as a deserter on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1, with genealogical details from Susan Harnwell and contributors at her superb 15th Massachusetts Infantry site.

Birth

02/06/1840; Lynn, MA

Death

05/30/1904 Saugus, MA; burial in Riverside Cemetery, Saugus, MA

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 , pp. 206 - 213  [AotW citation 2696]