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Federal (USV)


Benjamin F. Dougherty

Home State: Maryland

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Maryland Infantry

Before Antietam

Entered service 8 August 1861 as 2nd Lieutenant, Company F, 2nd Maryland Infantry. Promoted First Lieutenant on 20 May 1862.

On the Campaign

He was promoted to Captain (vice M. Wilson) on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Discharged 2 January 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Wilmer1.


1   Wilmer, L. Allison, and J.H. Jarrett, George H. Vernon, State Commissioners, History and Roster of Maryland Volunteers, War of 1861-5, Baltimore: Press of Guggenheimer, Weil & Co., 1898, pp. 88 - 100  [AotW citation 13019]