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Federal (USV)


Edmund Davis

(1841 - 1897)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 35th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 22 year old student from Dedham, MA, he enlisted 23 July and mustered as Corporal, 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 treated at the Locust Spring and Smoketown Hospitals near Sharpsburg, and was discharged for wounds on 7 May 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Soldiers, Sailors and Marines1. Casualty details from Nelson.2






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 17694]

2   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. 183  [AotW citation 17697]