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Federal (USV)


Joseph J. Randolph

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 24, a mariner from Wellfleet on enlistment in June 1861. He was in Company C.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Missing in action at Gettysburg, PA on 1 July 1863. Promoted to Sergeant on 1 April 1864. Wounded near Petersburg, VA on 19 June 1864, discharged in September 1864 for wounds.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1.


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 6740]