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Federal (USV)


Francis W. Bryant


(1841 - 1899)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Sharpshooters

Unit: Massachusetts Sharpshooters, First Company

Before Antietam

He was a 20 year old farmer living in East Lexington when he enlisted as Musician 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.


03/02/1841; Dorchester, MA


08/21/1899; New Bedford, MA; burial in New Bedford, 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. 207 - 213  [AotW citation 2704]