Alvin ColeHome State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Sharpshooters
Unit: Massachusetts Sharpshooters, First Company
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was a 21 year old carpenter living in East Lexington when he enlisted as Private on 2 September 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action sometime in September 1862 (where?).
The remainder of the War:
He was discharged for disability on 22 December 1862 at Falmouth, Virginia at the rank of Corporal.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1.
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 2706]
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