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Federal (USV)


Joseph Fesmire

Home State: Rhode Island

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Rhode Island Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company I.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Dyer1. No record of him in Regimental records or in enlistment papers. Casualty sheet from records of deceased soldiers lists him as dying on 7 October 1862 in Boonsboro, MD of wounds received at Antietam.


1   Dyer, Elisha, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations for the Year 1865 (corrected), 2 Volumes, Providence: E.L. Freeman & Son, 1893, Vol. 1, pp. 258 - 268  [AotW citation 14042]