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Federal (USV)


Edwin R. Hancock

(? - 1862)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Fall River, he enlisted in Company B, 7th Wisconsin Infantry on 14 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action, probably on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of his wounds in Middletown, MD on 20 September 1862.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service details from the Roster2.


09/20/1862; Middletown, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3596]

2   State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pg. 545  [AotW citation 10512]