Cornelius Granville Tinkham(1824 - 1862)
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 12th Massachusetts Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 36, a trader from Middleboro on enlistment as Corporal in May 1861. Appointed First Sergeant before Antietam. He was in Company A.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Died of wounds 30 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1, with details from family genealogists online.
|Birth Date: 05/05/1824 Place of Birth: Middleborough, MA |
Death Date: 09/30/1862 Burial Place: Middleboro, MA
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. 3 - 10 [AotW citation 6593]
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