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D.M. Earle

D.M. Earle

Federal (USV)


David M. Earle

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 22, farmer from North Brookfield on enlistment in July 1861. Promoted to Sergeant 24 July 1862. He was in Company F.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Promoted First Sergeant 20 September and commissioned 2nd Lieutenant 8 January 1863. Promoted 1st Lieutenant 17 April and Captain 9 September 1863. Mustered out 28 July 1864.

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. 171 - 176  [AotW citation 5776]

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. 4927  [AotW citation 6942]