Henry C. WardHome State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 15th Massachusetts Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company D.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. Age 18, a mechanic from Worcester on enlistment in July 1861. Promoted Sergeant Major of the Regiment on 26 February 1863, commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in March. Resigned that commission effective 4 September 1863. Later service in the 57th Massachusetts Infantry and the US Army.
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. 160 - 162 [AotW citation 5721]
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