Asahel Gage(? - 1862)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd Wisconsin Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was living with his sister Achsah in Janesville when he enlisted in Company D, 2nd Wisconsin Infantry on 20 April 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Wisconsin1, which lists him as Ashael Gage. His diary, three letters, a photograph of him in uniform, and assorted papers are in the collection of the Wisconsin Veteran's Museum in Madison.
|Place of Birth: Hadley, MA |
Death Date: 09/14/1862 Death Place: South Mountain, MD
1 State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pp. 357 - 358 [AotW citation 10167]
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