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Federal (USV)


Arthur E. Stockwell

(c. 1839 - 1880)

Home State: Vermont

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd United States Sharpshooters

Before Antietam

From Stowe, VT, he enlisted as a Private in Company E, 2nd US Sharpshooters on 28 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the arm by a piece of shell in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was wounded again, by a gunshot to the head in the Wilderness, VA on 6 May 1864. He transferred to Company G of the 4th Vermont Infantry, was promoted to Corporal on 1 May 1865 and to Sergeant on 20 June, and mustered out of service on 13 July 1865.

References & notes

Service information from Peck1 and Ledoux.2 His picture is from a photograph in the Historical Data Systems database contributed by Henry Pomerantz.


c. 1839; Franconia, NH


06/03/1880; burial in Riverbank Cemetery, Stowe, VT


1   Peck, Theodore S., Adjutant General, and The Vermont Adjutant and Inspector General's Office, Revised Roster of Vermont Volunteers and Lists of Vermonters who Served in the Army and Navy of the United States During the War of the Rebellion 1861-66, Montpelier: Press of the Watchman Publishing Co., 1892, pg. 614  [AotW citation 25030]

2   Ledoux, Tom, Vermont in the Civil War, Published 1996, first accessed 01 January 2004, <>, Source page: /get.php?input=30024  [AotW citation 25031]