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Federal (USV)


Lawrence Carey

(c. 1835 - ?)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 36 year old laborer from Milford, he enlisted in Company F, 19th Massachusetts Infantry on 27 August 1861. He transferred to Company I on 1 December 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He mustered out on 28 August 1864.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1. Service information from Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines 2 and the History.3


c. 1835


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. 154  [AotW citation 17120]

2   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pg. 449  [AotW citation 17817]

3   Waitt, Ernest Linden (compiler), History of the Nineteenth Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, 1861-1865, Salem (MA): The Salem Press Co., 1906, pg. 146  [AotW citation 17818]