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Federal (USV)


Darius Negus

(1841 - 1911)

Home State: Rhode Island

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Rhode Island Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Tiverton on 24 August 1861 in Company D, 4th Rhode Island Infantry.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged on a surgeon's certificate on 23 April 1862 for wounds received at Antietam.

After the War

He was in Fall River, MA at the 1880 US Census, but in Providence, Ward 4, in 1910.

References & notes

Basic information from Dyer1. Life dates from his gravesite on Findagrave.

More on the Web

It's not clear how he came to have it, but a Model 1860 Army Colt revolver of his was offered for sale by Skinner in 2014 [catalog pdf], item #38.


10/26/1841; Tiverton, RI


07/17/1911; burial in Oak Grove Cemetery, Fall River, 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. 292 - 300  [AotW citation 14091]