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Federal (USV)


Addison Tarr

(c. 1822 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 35th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 40 year old resident of Newburyport, MA, he enrolled at Private, Company A, 35th Massachusetts Infantry, and mustered on 9 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 14 September 1862 at Fox's Gap on South Mountain. He was the first man of the Regiment to be killed in battle.

References & notes

Basic information from Carruth1.


c. 1822


09/14/1862; Fox's Gap, MD


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 15038]