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

The remainder of the War:
He was in action again at Fredericksburg, VA, but resigned on 23 January 1863.

References, Sources, and other 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]

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