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Federal (USV)


Charles J. Hunt

(c. 1826 - )
Home State: Michigan
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 7th Michigan Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Port Huron, Michigan, he originally mustered into Company A, 7th Michigan, as 1st Lieutenant in September 1861. He was 35 years old. He was wounded in action at Glendale, VA on 30 June 1862, and commissioned Captain 30 July 1862.

In the Antietam Campaign:
When called to assume command of the Brigade, Col. Hall says [report] that he left Captain Hunt in command of the Regiment, Lieutenant-Colonel Baxter having been disabled by wounds. Hunt was himself wounded at Antietam.

The remainder of the War:
Transferred to company K. He transferred to the Invalid Corps on 21 September 1863. He was discharged 30 June 1866, from the 25th Company, Second Battalion, Veteran Reserve Corps.

After the War:
He was the County Clerk in Cheboygan in 1885-6.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Service details from the State of Michigan1.

College: University of Michigan    Graduating Year: 1846    


1   State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 7, pp. 55 - 56  [AotW citation 11981]

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