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Federal (USV)


Alvin Cole

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Sharpshooters

Unit: Massachusetts Sharpshooters, First Company

Before Antietam

He was a 21 year old carpenter living in East Lexington when he enlisted as Private on 2 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action sometime in September 1862 (where?).

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability on 22 December 1862 at Falmouth, Virginia at the rank of Corporal.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1.


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 2706]