site logo
[no picture yet]

[no picture yet]

Federal (USV)


Otis Warren Atwood

(1840 - 1904)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Sharpshooters

Unit: Massachusetts Sharpshooters, First Company

Before Antietam

A 22 year old shoemaker from South Reading, he enlisted as Private on 2 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was listed as a deserter on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1, with genealogical details from Susan Harnwell and contributors at her superb 15th Massachusetts Infantry site.


02/06/1840; Lynn, MA


05/30/1904; Saugus, MA; burial in Riverside Cemetery, Saugus, 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. 2 , pp. 206 - 213  [AotW citation 2696]