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Federal (USV)


Edwin Weeks Fowler

(1843 - ?)

Home State: Maine

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 10th Maine Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 19, from Saco, he enlisted in Company A, 10th Maine Infantry on 16 October 1861 as Sergeant. He was commissioned First Lieutenant 27 May 1862.

On the Campaign

He commanded Company A as senior officer present at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He enrolled in Company A, 29th Maine Infantry on 31 May 1864. He was promoted to Captain, date not given, but declined the commission, and mustered out 18 October 1864.

References & notes

Service from the Maine Adjutant General.1 His role at Antietam form Gould's History.2


07/16/1843; Saco, ME


1   State of Maine, Adjutant General's Office, and John L. Hodsdon, AG, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Maine for the Year ending December 31, 1862, Augusta: Stevens and Sayward, Printers to the State, 1863, pg . 264  [AotW citation 17411]

2   Gould, John Mead, History of the First - Tenth - Twenty-ninth Maine regiment, Portland: Stephen Berry, 1871, pp. 258, 650  [AotW citation 17412]