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Federal (USV)


Charles P. Merrill

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 35th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company B.

References & notes

Basic information from Carruth1. A 30 year old resident of Newburyport, MA, he enrolled at Private, Company B, 35th Massachusetts Infantry, and mustered in August 1862. He was in action on South Mountain and at Antietam, and on the Tennessee and Mississippi Campaigns, at the Wilderness, Spottsylvania, Cold Harbor, and Petersburg. He was promoted to Corporal in 1863 and to Sergeant in 1864. He was discharged on 3 May 1865. He was living in Bridgeport, CT in 1884.


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 15092]