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Federal (USV)


Walter S. Fowler

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

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 had previously served in Company F of the 5th Massachusetts Volunteer Militia (100 days). He was a 19 year old machinist living in Canton on 6 August 1862. He was missing in action at Gettysburg on 1 July 1863. Discharged for wounds from hospital in Boston on 15 September 1863.


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 2891]