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Federal (USV)


Herbert L. Lincoln

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 35th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 21 year old resident of Franklin, MA, he enrolled at Corporal, Company A, 35th Massachusetts Infantry, and mustered on 9 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 14 September 1862 at Fox's Gap on South Mountain.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 9 October 1862 at Newton Hospital in Baltimore, MD.

References & notes

Basic information from Carruth,1 who has him as Robert L. Lincoln. Service details from Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1841


10/09/1862; Baltimore, MD; burial in Union Street Cemetery, Franklin, MA


1   Carruth, Sumner, and others of the Committee of the Regimental Association, History of the Thirty-Fifth Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers, 1862-1865, Boston: Mills, Knight & Company, 1884, Roster, pp. 9 - 12  [AotW citation 15036]

2   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 3, pg. 652  [AotW citation 20401]