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Federal (USV)


James Persons

(c. 1839 - 1862)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th New Hampshire Infantry

Before Antietam

From Lyme, he enlisted at age 22 in Company C, 5th New Hampshire Infantry on 9 September 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was appointed Corporal, date not given. He was killed in action at Fredericksburg, VA on 13 December 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Child1.


c. 1839; Lyme, NH


12/13/1862; Fredericksburg, VA


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 13444]