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Federal (USV)


Charles E. Guild

(1839 - 1862)

Home State: Rhode Island

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Rhode Island Infantry

Before Antietam

From Burrillville, he enlisted on 7 August 1861 in Company D, 4th Rhode Island Infantry. Promoted from Private to Sergeant on 25 September, and reduced again on the 29th. He was reinstated as First Sergeant on 14 October 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of his wounds on 25 September 1862 at age 23.

References & notes

Basic information from Dyer1. His age from his gravestone, online from Findagrave. Details from family genealogists.


10/13/1839; Franklin, MA




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. 269 - 276  [AotW citation 14054]