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Federal (USV)


Augustus N. Potter

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company F.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. Age 24, shoemaker from West Brookfield in July 1861. Discharged for disability 10 January 1862. Again enlisted in July 1862. Wounded also in action at Gettysburg in July 1863 and at Mine Run, VA in November 1863. Captured in action at Petersburg 22 June 1864, and paroled 25 June.


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. 172 - 176  [AotW citation 5791]