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D.F. Hicks
D.F. Hicks

Federal (USV)

Corporal

David F. Hicks

(c. 1837 - )
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th Massachusetts Infantry

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Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 24, a clerk in Milton on enlistment as Corporal in July 1861 in Company B, 13th Massachusetts Infantry.

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

The remainder of the War:
Promoted Sergeant (unknown date). Discharged 22 March 1863 to take commission as First Lieutenant in the 79th Regiment, US Colored Troops. He resigned 22 January 1864.

After the War:
He was later a resident of Lawton, Michigan.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. Discharged 22 March 1863 to take His photograph from a CDV offered for sale by The Excelsior Brigade.

Place of Birth: Roxbury, MA    




Notes

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. 79 - 84  [AotW citation 6892]



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