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Federal (USV)


James W. Parks

(c. 1834 - ?)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th New Hampshire Infantry

Before Antietam

From New York City, he enlisted at age 27 in Company D, 5th New Hampshire Infantry in October 1861, mustering as Sergeant on 23 October. He was appointed 2nd Lieutenant, Company B on 18 February 1862.

On the Campaign

He was promoted to First Lieutenant, Company C, on 18 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He resigned because of disability on 13 January 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Child1.


c. 1834; Brookhaven, NY


1   Child, M.D., William, A History of the Fifth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, Bristol (NH): R.W. Musgrove, Printer, 1893, Roster pp. 131 - 148  [AotW citation 13443]