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Federal (USV)


Fisher Adams Cleaveland

(c. 1819 - 1899)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 35th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 43 year old mechanic from Freetown, MA, he enlisted 7 August and mustered as Private, Company I, 35th Massachusetts Infantry on 16 August 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was promoted Corporal on 1 May 1865 and mustered out with his Company on 9 June 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Soldiers, Sailors and Marines1. His gravesite is on Findagrave. Some of his wartime letters are among the Fisher A. Cleaveland Papers at Duke University, Durham, NC.


c. 1819; Medfield, MA


01/11/1899; East Freetown, MA; burial in Rounsevell Cemetery, Freetown, MA


1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 3, pg. 696  [AotW citation 17691]