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Federal (USV)


Isaac Childs

(1836 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A mechanic in Oakdale, he enlisted in Company D, 2nd Massachusetts Infantry at age 26 on 11 May 1861. Wounded in action 9 August 1862 at Cedar Mountain; returned to duty.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Basic information from Quint1.


1836; Leicester, MA


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Quint, Alonzo Hall, The Record of the Second Massachusetts Infantry: 1861-1865, Boston: James P. Walker, 1867, Pp. 341 - 351  [AotW citation 14431]