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Federal (USV)

Assistant Surgeon

Albert A. Kendall

(1828 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Education: New York University Medical School, Class of 1852

Command Billet: Regimental officer

Branch of Service: Medical

Unit: 12th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

Resident of Newton Lower Falls, he was practicing medicine and prominent in chartering the new Masonic Lodge at Newtonville in 1861. He was commissioned Assistant Surgeon in the 12th Massachusetts Infantry on 29 April 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862, and died the same day.

More on the Web

Service data from Massachusetts Soldiers1 and personal details from family genealogists online.


03/03/1828; Middlebury, VT


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


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, pg. 3  [AotW citation 1228]