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Federal (USV)


Edwin T. Hills

(c. 1843 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Sharpshooters

Unit: Massachusetts Sharpshooters, First Company

Before Antietam

He was 18 years old and living in Boston when he enlisted as a Private on 2 September 1861 in the First Company, Massachusetts Sharpshooters. He had prior service in the 3-month 8th Massachusetts Infantry, Company D from April to August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was reported missing in action and presumed killed at Antietam on 17 September 1862, with no further military record.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. His memorial is on Findagrave.


c. 1843


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


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 2712]