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E.R. Rankin

E.R. Rankin

Federal (USV)


Edward R. Rankin

Home State: Connecticut

Command Billet: Company Commander

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

From Hartford, he mustered into service as Captain, Company C, 16th Connecticut Infantry on 1 August 1862.

The rest of the War

He was in action again at Fredericksburg, VA, but resigned on 23 January 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Ingersoll1. The photograph here from a CDV auctioned by Cowen's in 2006.


1   Ingersoll, Colin Macrae, Adjutant-General, Catalogue of Connecticut Volunteer Organizations in the Service of the United States, 1861-1865, Hartford: Brown & Gross, 1869, pg. 648  [AotW citation 9771]