Edwin T. HillsHome State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Sharpshooters
Unit: Massachusetts Sharpshooters, First Company
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was 18 years old and living in Boston when he enlisted as Private on 2 September 1861. He had prior service in the 3-month 8th Massachusetts Infantry, Company D.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was reported missing in action on 17 September 1862, presumed killed at Antietam, with no further record.
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.†208 - 213 [AotW citation 2712]
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