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Federal (USV)


Henry C. Ward

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company D.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

References & 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]