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Federal (USV)


Winsor A. Newton

(c. 1842 - ?)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A bootmaker in Oakdale, he enlisted in Company D, 2nd Massachusetts Infantry at age 19 on 11 May 1861. Promoted Corporal, date not given.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Enlisted in Company C, 2nd Battalion, 18th US Infantry on 8 November 1862, at Harrisburg, PA for the remainder or his term of enlistment. Discharged 28 April 1865 at Lookout Mountain, TN.

References & notes

Basic information from Quint1 and Soldiers2. Also seen as Windsor A. Newton.


c. 1842; Mount Holly, VT


1   Quint, Alonzo Hall, The Record of the Second Massachusetts Infantry: 1861-1865, Boston: James P. Walker, 1867, Pp. 341 - 351  [AotW citation 14433]

2   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 7, pg. 15  [AotW citation 14436]