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Federal (USV)


Frederick Danforth Shattuck

(1840 - 1930)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A farmer in Pepperell, he enlisted in Company D, 2nd Massachusetts Infantry at age 18 on 12 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the side with 3 ribs broken in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

Returned to duty on 5 April 1863. Reenlisted. Captured in action at Waynesboro, VA on 2 February 1865. At parole camp on 28 March, and mustered out of service on 12 June 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Quint1, who lists him as Danforth Shattuck. His gravesite on Findagrave.


11/15/1840; Charlestown, MA


07/28/1930; burial in Forest Hill Cemetery, Fitchburg, MA


1   Quint, Alonzo Hall, The Record of the Second Massachusetts Infantry: 1861-1865, Boston: James P. Walker, 1867, Pp. 341 - 351  [AotW citation 14434]