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Federal (USV)


Edwin R. Kittredge

(c. 1839 - ?)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A painter from Lowell, he enlisted in Company A, 2nd Massachusetts Infantry at age 22 on 25 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the leg in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Discharged for disability from wounds 12 December 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1 and Quint2.


c. 1839; Newburyport, MA


1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 1, pp. 74 - 80  [AotW citation 14402]

2   Quint, Alonzo Hall, The Record of the Second Massachusetts Infantry: 1861-1865, Boston: James P. Walker, 1867, pg. 306  [AotW citation 14408]