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Federal (USV)

Private

Solon A. Bryant

(1839 - 1877)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 22, a shoemaker in Stoneham on enlistment in July 1861. He was in Company G.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action - in the ankle and leg - on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was at Camp Curtin, Harrisburg by 22 September. Discharged for wounds 24 January 1863. Served as an officer in the US Navy, being appointed Acting 3rd Assistant Engineer on 17 August 1863. Served on Receiving Ship Ohio and USS Wateree, Pacific Squadron. Discharged 3 December 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1.

Birth

01/27/1839; Stoneham, MA

Death

05/30/1877 Stoneham, 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. 106 - 109; Vol. 6, pg. 434  [AotW citation 6966]