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H.G. Bigelow

H.G. Bigelow

Federal (USV)


Henry G. Bigelow

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 20, clerk from Paxton at enlistment in July 1861 as Private, Company D. He was promoted to Sergeant Major in December.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. His photograph from one in the MOLLUS Massachusetts Collection2.


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. 154 - 162  [AotW citation 5698]

2   US Army, Military History Institute (USAMHI), Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (MOLLUS)-Massachusetts Photograph Collection, Published 2009, <>, Source page: pg. 4930  [AotW citation 6937]