Horace C. SylvesterHome State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th Massachusetts Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 19, a clerk in Boston on enlistment in August 1862. He was in Company K.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Discharged effective 31 March 1863 to take clerkship in the Army Adjutant General's office.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1.
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. 126 - 129 [AotW citation 7025]
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