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Federal (USV)


Edwin Hazel

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 24, a builder in Gloucester on enlistment as First Sergeant in June 1861. Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant 3 May 1862. He was in Company K.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Promoted First Lieutenant 18 September 1862. Wounded again in action at Fredericksburg, VA on 13 December. Promoted Captain to date from 1 September 1862. Wounded at Gettysburg on 1 July 1863. Mustered out at end of term of service 8 July 1864.

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. 61 - 64  [AotW citation 6878]