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Federal (USV)


Joshua Benning Marston

(1823 - 1891)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 35th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 39 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 and at Antietam, where he was wounded in the shoulder on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability from wounds on 12 January 1863.

After the War

He was living in Portsmouth, NH in 1884.

References & notes

Basic information from Carruth1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


04/09/1823; Portsmouth, NH


01/09/1891; Portsmouth, NH; burial in Proprietors Burying Ground, Portsmouth, NH


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. 15 - 16  [AotW citation 15091]