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Federal (USV)


Peter Harrington

(c. 1839 - ?)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A barber in Medway, he enlisted in Company E, 2nd Massachusetts Infantry at age 22 on 11 May 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Discharged for wounds on 6 December 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Quint1. His burial place from Findagrave.


c. 1839; Roscommon, IRELAND


Date not known; burial in Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose, MA


1   Quint, Alonzo Hall, The Record of the Second Massachusetts Infantry: 1861-1865, Boston: James P. Walker, 1867, pp. 352 - 364  [AotW citation 14439]