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Federal (USV)

Private

Charles A. Trask

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 20, a shoemaker from Southboro, he enlisted 16 July 1861 in Company K, 13th Massachusetts Infnatry.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862 in side and back by a piece of shell.

The rest of the War

He was treated at a hospital in Chambersburg, PA, but died there on 2 October 1862 of wounds.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. His gravesite is on Findagrave. More about his gravesite on the Gettysburg Daily; thanks to J.O. Smith for the pointer.

Birth

c. 1841; Starks, ME

Death

10/02/1862 Chambersburg, PA; burial in Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg, PA

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. 126 - 129  [AotW citation 7026]