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Federal (USV)


Horace C. Sylvester

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 19, a clerk in Boston on enlistment in August 1862. He was in Company K.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Discharged effective 31 March 1863 to take clerkship in the Army Adjutant General's office.

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. 126 - 129  [AotW citation 7025]