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Federal (USV)


Melville Hopkins

(c. 1843 - 1864)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Sylvester, he enlisted in Company C, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 22 April 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He was discharged for wounds on 31 December 1862.

After the War

He died on 14 August 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Bryant1. Details from family genealogists online, some of whom have him as Melvin Hopkins.


c. 1843; Sylvester, WI




1   Bryant, Edwin Eustace, History of the Third Regiment of Wisconsin Veteran Volunteer Infantry 1861-1865, Madison: Arthur H Clark Co. for the Veteran Association of the Regiment, 1891, pp. 414 - 415  [AotW citation 15199]