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Federal (USV)


Benjamin F. Russell

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company I.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. Age 23, a shoemaker in Marlboro on enlistment in July 1861. Died of disease at Lincoln Hospital, Washington, DC on 25 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. 121 - 126  [AotW citation 7006]