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Federal (USV)


Asa Fletcher

(1820 - 1880)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Sharpshooters

Unit: Massachusetts Sharpshooters, First Company

Before Antietam

He was a 41 year old carpenter living in Winchester when he enlisted as Private on 2 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was discharged for wounds on 27 October 1862 at Boston.

References & notes

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


12/24/1820; Nashua, NH


11/17/1880; Winchester, MA; burial in Hillside Cemetery, Nashua, NH


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.†208 - 213  [AotW citation 2709]