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C.M. Batchelder

C.M. Batchelder

Federal (USV)


Charles M. Batchelder

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 29, shoemaker from Grafton on enlistment as First Sergeant in July 1861. He was in Company G.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant 18 September 1862, First Lieutenant on 3 January 1863, but declined that rank, Discharged on disability in January 1864 as 2nd Lieutenant.

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. 176 - 186  [AotW citation 5807]

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. 4926  [AotW citation 6938]