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Federal (USV)

Private

Charles A. Quinn

(1837 - 1862)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th New Hampshire Infantry

Before Antietam

From Keene, he enlisted at age 24 in Company F, 5th New Hampshire Infantry on 23 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds 17 November 1862 at Sharpsburg, probably at the Smoketown Hospital.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which has his death date as September 17. Service data from Child2. He also has a stone in the Oak Hill Cemetery, West Swanzey, NH.

Birth

05/1837; Hadley, MA

Death

11/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 4053]

2   Child, M.D., William, A History of the Fifth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, Bristol (NH): R.W. Musgrove, Printer, 1893, Roster pp. 131 - 148  [AotW citation 13447]