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Federal (USV)


Samuel Sprague, Jr.

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th 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. Age 25, a shoemaker from Melrose on enlistment in April 1861. Discharged in Boston on 24 June 1863 for disability as Corporal.


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, pp. 3 - 10  [AotW citation 6592]