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Federal (USV)


Henry W. Ripley

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company I.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action on 15 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. Age 26, a moulder from West Bridgewater on enlistment in June 1861. Captured at Harpers Ferry and paroled the same day. Promoted Sergeant on 1 May 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. 59 - 61  [AotW citation 6860]