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Federal (USV)


Cornelius Granville Tinkham

(1824 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 36, a trader from Middleboro on enlistment as Corporal in May 1861. Appointed First Sergeant before Antietam. He was in Company A.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Died of wounds 30 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1, with details from family genealogists online.


05/05/1824; Middleborough, MA


09/30/1862; burial in Middleboro, MA


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 6593]