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Federal (USV)


Charles Lucien Severance

(1839 - 1901)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th New Hampshire Infantry

Before Antietam

From Claremont, he enlisted at age 22 in Company G, 5th New Hampshire Infantry on 12 October 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was appointed Corporal, date not given, and transferred to the Invalid Corps - later Company D, 10th Regiment, Veteran Reserve Corps - 1 July 1863. He was discharged at the end of his term at Baltimore, MD on 12 October 1864.

After the War

He was living in Claremont, NH in 1893. He was a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives for Claremont in 1893 and 1895.

References & notes

Basic information from Child1. Details from family genealogists.


01/25/1839; Claremont, NH


11/13/1901; burial in Pleasant Street Cemetery, Claremont, NH


1   Child, M.D., William, A History of the Fifth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, Bristol (NH): R.W. Musgrove, Printer, 1893, Roster pp. 149 - 162  [AotW citation 13457]