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Federal (USV)


Charles A. Hopkins

Home State: New Jersey

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th New Jersey Infantry

Before Antietam

Commissioned 1st Lieutenant and Adjutant of the 13th NJ Infantry on 22 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was adjutant of the regiment on the Maryland Campaign.

The rest of the War

Promoted Captain, Company K on 18 January 1863. He was honored by brevet to Major, USV, on 13 March 1865 "for gallant and distinguished services in the field."

References & notes

Basic information and presence in Maryland from Toombs1.


1   Toombs, Samuel, Reminiscences of the War ... the Thirteenth Regiment New Jersey Volunteers, Orange (NJ): The (Orange) Journal, 1878, pp. 15 - 21  [AotW citation 7833]