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Federal (USV)


Edward H. Chapin

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company H.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. Age 21, a studnet from Whitinsville on enlistment in August 1862. Promoted to Corporal on 18 September 1862 and Sergeant on 8 April 1863. Wounded in action 3 July 1863 at Gettysburg, PA and died 1 August 1863 at Baltimore, MD of wounds.


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. 184 - 185  [AotW citation 5857]