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A. Prince

A. Prince

Federal (USV)


Albert Prince

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21, a shoemaker from Oxford on enlistment as Sergeant in July 1861. Promoted 2nd Lieutenant 22 February 1862, and 1st Lieutenant on 18 September 1862. He was in Company E.

The rest of the War

Appointed Captain on 14 November. Wounded in action at Gettysburg on 2 July 1863, and again in action in May 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. Photograph from one at the USAMHI2.


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. 165 - 168  [AotW citation 5743]

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. 4924  [AotW citation 5960]