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Federal (USV)


Albert E. Brimmer

(1843 - 1862)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

From Climax, he enlisted in Company I, Seventh Michigan Infantry on 8 August 1861, at Galesburg, for 3 years, age 18.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by "a ball through his breast crosswise, not very bad" in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was hospitalized at Harrisburg, PA and discharged there on 15 November 1862, on account of wounds. He died, possibly at home in Michigan, on 21 November 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Michigan1. Quote on his wound from a letter by Lt. Hodgman of his Company. His gravesite is on Findagrave.




11/21/1862; burial in Prairie Home Cemetery, Climax, MI


1   State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 7, pp. 11 - 24  [AotW citation 12029]