Abel H. Pope(1825 - ?)
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th Massachusetts Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 36, a tanner and currier in Marlboro when commissioned First Lieutenant, Company F of the 13th Massachusetts Infantry in July 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862, while commanding Company D.
The remainder of the War:
Promoted Captain 29 November 1862, but not mustered at that rank. Resigned 3 October 1863.
After the War:
In 1866 he was elected foreman of the žEureka Engine Co. No. 1ž of Hudson, MA.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1.
|Birth Date: 04/13/1825 Place of Birth: Marlborough, 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. 102 - 105 [AotW citation 6958]
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