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Federal (USV)


Henry Dike

(1838 - 1908)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Sharpshooters

Unit: Massachusetts Sharpshooters, First Company

Before Antietam

He was a 23 year old clerk living in Stoneham when he enlisted as Private on 2 September 1861. He ad prior service in Company L of the 3-month 6th Massachusetts Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was discharged for wounds on 8 December 1862.

References & notes

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


03/04/1838; Stoneham, MA


06/18/1908; Stoneham, MA; burial in Lindenwood Cemetery, Stoneham, 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 2708]