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Federal (USV)


Charles E. Riva

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company E.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. Age 22, a shoemaker in Hamilton on enlistment in June 1861. Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps in October 1863 as Sergeant.


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. 33 - 36  [AotW citation 6786]