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Federal (USV)


Augustus Cheever

(c. 1844 - ?)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 35th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

An 18 year old resident of Newburyport, MA, he enrolled at Private, Company B, 35th Massachusetts Infantry, and mustered in August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was in action on South Mountain on 14 September and was wounded in the thigh in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability from wounds on 17 January 1863.

After the War

He was living in Newburyport in 1884.

References & notes

Basic information from Carruth1.


c. 1844


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. 13 - 14  [AotW citation 15066]