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Federal (USV)


Jerry Hill

Home State: Rhode Island

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Rhode Island Infantry

Before Antietam

From Scituate, he enlisted on 9 September 1861 in Company C, 4th Rhode Island Infantry. Promoted to Corporal on 13 November 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Absent on furlough through October 1862. Admitted to Balfour General Hospital, Portsmouth, VA on 22 January 1864. On 26 October 1864 he was sent to Rhode Island to muster out of service, to date from 15 October 1864.

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. 277 - 286  [AotW citation 14058]