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Federal (USV)


Melvin A. Davenport

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company K.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. Age 21, a bonnet presser from Framingham on enlistment in July 1861. Appointed Corporal (date?). Discharged for disability from wounds 17 February 1863 at Alexandria, VA.


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 7011]