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Federal (USV)


Hugh Finnigan

Home State: Rhode Island

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Rhode Island Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company A.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Dyer1. From Crompton, he enlisted on 7 July 1862 in Company A, 4th Rhode Island Infantry. He was wounded again, in the head at Petersburg, VA on 30 July 1864. He was sent to the Portsmouth Grove, RI hospital, and was absent sick in hospital to February 1865. He was transferred (consolidated) into Company G, 7th Rhode Island Infantry on 21 October 1864.


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 14044]