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Federal (USV)


Joseph Marshall

(c. 1840 - ?)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 21 year old carpenter in Lowell, he enlisted in Company A, 6th Massachusetts for three months on 22 April 1861. He mustered out 2 August, and enlisted as Corporal on 23 August 1861 in Company G, 19th Massachusetts Infantry. He was appointed Sergeant, date not given.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged for wounds on 1 January 1863 at Washington, DC. He enlisted again on 22 September 1863 in Company E, 2nd Massachusetts Heavy Artillery. He mustered out 3 September 1865 as Sergeant.

References & notes

Service information from Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines 1 and the History.2


c. 1840


1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 1, pg. 374; Vol. 2, pg. 461; Vol. 5, pg. 699  [AotW citation 17875]

2   Waitt, Ernest Linden (compiler), History of the Nineteenth Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, 1861-1865, Salem (MA): The Salem Press Co., 1906, pg. 145  [AotW citation 17876]