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Federal (USV)


Francis E. Phillips

(1843 - 1913)

Home State: Rhode Island

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery, Battery A

Before Antietam

From Providence, he mustered as Private in Battery A, 1st Rhode Island Artillery on 6 June 1861. He was promoted Corporal, date not given.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He returned to the Battery in February 1863 and reenlisted on 15 February 1864. He transferred to Battery B on 12 August 1864 and mustered out with them on 12 June 1865.

After the War

He was a Justice of the Peace in Dummerston, VT in 1912.

References & notes

Service information from Dyer.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave.




01/21/1913; burial in West Dummerston Baptist Church Cemetery, West Dummerston, VT


1   Dyer, Elisha, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations for the Year 1865 (corrected), 2 Volumes, Providence: E.L. Freeman & Son, 1893, Vol. 2, pp. 754, 785  [AotW citation 18682]