Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
He was in Company A.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
References & notes
Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. He enlisted as Michael A. Fitzgerald (his name in the records). He was a 21 year old bootmaker when he enlisted as Private on 4 April 1862. He was taken prisoner on 1 July 1862 at Gettysburg. He transferred to Company G of the 39th Massachusetts Infantry on 14 July 1864.
1 Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. II, pp. 72 - 130 [AotW citation 2890]