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Federal (USV)


Lemuel A. Giles

(1840 - 1902)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th New Hampshire Infantry

Before Antietam

From Claremont, he enlisted at age 21 in Company G, 5th New Hampshire Infantry on 16 September 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He mustered out at the end of his term of service on 29 October 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Child1. His life dates from his gravesite on Findagrave and family genealogists.


01/30/1840; Claremont, NH


03/22/1902; Woodstock, VT; burial in Ascutney Cemetery, Windsor, VT


1   Child, M.D., William, A History of the Fifth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, Bristol (NH): R.W. Musgrove, Printer, 1893, Roster, pp. 67 - 83  [AotW citation 13399]