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Federal (USV)


Abel H. Pope

(1825 - ?)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 36, a tanner and currier in Marlboro when commissioned First Lieutenant, Company F of the 13th Massachusetts Infantry in July 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862, while commanding Company D.

The rest of the War

Promoted Captain 29 November 1862, but not mustered at that rank. Resigned 3 October 1863.

After the War

In 1866 he was elected foreman of the "Eureka Engine Co. No. 1" of Hudson, MA.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1.


04/13/1825; Marlborough, MA


Date not known


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. 102 - 105  [AotW citation 6958]