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Federal (USV)


Frederick White

(1836 - 1902)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Sharpshooters

Unit: Massachusetts Sharpshooters, First Company

Before Antietam

He was a 23 year old shoemaker living in Middleton when he enlisted as Private on 2 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was discharged from the Sharpshooters 5 January 1863 at Washington DC to enlist in the US Regular Army the next day. He was discharged from Company K, 1st US Artillery on 3 August 1864 at Camp Barry, Washington, DC.

References & notes

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


01/01/1836; Lawrence, MA


02/10/1902; Beverly, MA; burial in North Wilmington, 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, pg. 213; Vol. 7, pg. 44  [AotW citation 2725]