Francis W. Bryant"Frank"
(1841 - 1899)
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Sharpshooters
Unit: Massachusetts Sharpshooters, First Company
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was a 20 year old farmer living in East Lexington when he enlisted as Musician on 2 September 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was listed as a deserter on 17 September 1862.
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: 03/02/1841 Place of Birth: Dorchester, MA |
Death Date: 08/21/1899 Death Place: New Bedford, MA Burial Place: New Bedford, MA
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. 207 - 213 [AotW citation 2704]
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