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Federal (USV)


James Magarvey

(c. 1837 - ?)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A shoemaker from Marblehead, he enlisted in Company C, 2nd Massachusetts Infantry at age 24 on 11 May 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Discharged for wounds on 18 March 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Quint1.


c. 1837; Collihilan, IRELAND


1   Quint, Alonzo Hall, The Record of the Second Massachusetts Infantry: 1861-1865, Boston: James P. Walker, 1867, pp. 325 - 341  [AotW citation 14422]