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Federal (USV)


Charles Harkins

Home State: Rhode Island

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Rhode Island Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted on 14 September 1861 in Company F, 4th Rhode Island Infantry in Providence.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was wounded again, in action at Fredericksburg, VA on 13 December 1862, and was absent at the Division Hospital to January 1863. He reenlisted 5 January 1864, and was transferred (consolidated) into Company G, 7th Rhode Island Infantry on 21 October 1864. He was promoted to Corporal on 10 June 1865, and mustered out on 13 July 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Dyer1.


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. 276, 373  [AotW citation 14056]