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Federal (USV)


Perry Abbott

(c. 1843 - ?)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company B, 7th Michigan Infantry on 14 February 1862 at age 19 in Detroit.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Stone House Hospital at Sharpsburg, MD, and was discharged for wounds on 14 March 1863.

After the War

In the 1894 State Veteran Census he was living in Carlton Township, Barry County, MI.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1 with service from the State Record.2


c. 1843


1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 110  [AotW citation 16078]

2   State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. VII, pg. 4  [AotW citation 16561]