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Federal (USV)


Myron L. Balcom

(c. 1838 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A shoemaker from Marlborough, he enlisted in Company D, 2nd Massachusetts Infantry at age 23 on 11 May 1861.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Basic information from Quint1.


c. 1838; Watertown, MA


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Rocklawn Cemetery, Marlborough, MA


1   Quint, Alonzo Hall, The Record of the Second Massachusetts Infantry: 1861-1865, Boston: James P. Walker, 1867, pp. 325 - 341  [AotW citation 14424]