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Federal (USV)


Henry Damon

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company G.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. Age 19, a shoemaker from East Abington on enlistment in June 1861. Missing in action at Gettysburg, PA 1 July 1863 and returned 15 August 1863. Appointed Sergeant, then First Sergeant 7 June 1864.


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. 43 - 44  [AotW citation 6809]