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Federal (USV)


Austin A. Perkins

(? - 1862)

Home State: Rhode Island

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Rhode Island Infantry

Before Antietam

From Richmond, RI, he enlisted on 5 September 1861 in Company B, 4th Rhode Island Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was initially listed as a deserter on 17 September 1862, but later presumed to have been killed in action there.

References & notes

Basic information from Allen1, with details from Dyer2.


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Allen, George H., Forty-six Months with the Fourth R. I. Volunteers, in the War of 1861 to 1865, Providence: J.A. & R.A. Reid, printers, 1887, pp. 381 - 386  [AotW citation 4398]

2   Dyer, Elisha, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations for the Year 1865 (corrected), 2 Volumes, Providence: E.L. Freeman & Son, 1893, Vol. 1, pg. 301  [AotW citation 14069]