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Federal (USV)


Edgar Avery

(c. 1840 - ?)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th New Hampshire Infantry

Before Antietam

A resident of Wolfeborough, he enlisted at age 21 in Company H, 5th New Hampshire Infantry on 23 September 1861. He was wounded at Fair Oaks, VA on 1 June 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He deserted from his unit 27 April 1863 near Falmouth, VA.

References & notes

Basic information from Child1.


c. 1840; Sandwich, NH


1   Child, M.D., William, A History of the Fifth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, Bristol (NH): R.W. Musgrove, Printer, 1893, Roster, pg. 5 -   [AotW citation 13370]