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H. Warren
H. Warren

Federal (USV)


Henry Warren

(1840 - 1864)
Home State: Maine
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 7th Maine Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was a student in the Class of 1862 at Bowdoin College when he enrolled as Lieutenant in Company H, 7th Maine Infantry at age 21 on 21 August 1861.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was reported missing in action on 17 September 1862.

The remainder of the War:
He was promoted to Captain, Company G (date not known). He was killed in action at Spotsylvania, VA on 18 May 1864.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Hyde1, with details from the Maine Adjutant General's Report for 1863, pg. 273. His photograph here from a CDV at the Maine State Archives2. His death information from the OR3. Further details from the Memorial of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Incorporation of Bowdoin College (1894), pg. 168.

Birth Date: 02/03/1840    Place of Birth: Guilford, ME    
College: Bowdoin College    
Death Date: 05/18/1864    Death Place: Spotsylvania, VA    


1   Hyde, Thomas W., Casualties in the Seventh Maine Regiment in the Battle of Antietam, Lewiston Falls (Maine) Journal, 1862-10-02  [AotW citation 6673]

2   Maine State Archives, Maine State Documents, Civil War Era Soldiers' Portraits, Published c. 2000, first accessed 12 December 2014, <http://statedocs.maine.gov/arc_civilwarportraits/>, Source page: /arc_civilwarportraits/251/  [AotW citation 13420]

3   US War Department, The War of the Rebellion: a Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies (OR), 128 vols., Washington DC: US Government Printing Office, 1880-1901, Series 1, Vol. 36, Part 1 (Serial 67), pg. 150  [AotW citation 13421]

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