David M. EarleHome State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 15th Massachusetts Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 22, farmer from North Brookfield on enlistment in July 1861. Promoted to Sergeant 24 July 1862. He was in Company F.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder 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, Sources, and other 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, <http://cdm16635.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/search/collection/p16635coll12/>, Source page: pg. 4927 [AotW citation 6942]
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