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Federal (USV)


David W. Cushing

(1831 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 35th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 30 year old shoemaker in Weymouth, MA, he enlisted 8 August and mustered as Private, Company H, 35th Massachusetts Infantry on 19 August 1862.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Basic information from Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


12/08/1831; Weymouth, MA


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Fort Hill Cemetery, Hingham, 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. 690  [AotW citation 20413]