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Federal (USV)


Melvin H. Walker

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company K.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. Age 19, a laborer in Westboro on enlistment in July 1861. Appointed Corporal on 12 September 1862. Wounded in action 1 July 1863 at Gettysburg, PA. Promoted Sergeant 1 November 1863.


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 7027]