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Federal (USV)


James E. Perry

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company C.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. Age 20, a shoemaker in Wenham on enlistment in June 1861. Discharged 22 December 1862 for wounds. Also had service in the 6th Massachusetts Infantry and 4th Battery, Massachusetts Light Artillery.


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. 21 - 23  [AotW citation 6737]