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Federal (USV)

Private

Martin V. Strong

(c. 1836 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Sharpshooters

Unit: Massachusetts Sharpshooters, First Company

Before Antietam

He was a 25 year old machinist living in Lowell and served in Company H of the 3-month 6th Massachusetts Infantry 16 April to 2 August 1861. He then enlisted as Private, First Company, Massachusetts Sharpshooters on 2 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1.

Birth

c. 1836

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

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. 212 -213  [AotW citation 2723]