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Federal (USV)


Hamilcar B. McIntosh

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Milwaukee, he enlisted in Company D, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 10 May 1861, and was promoted First Sergeant of the Company.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He received "special mention for gallantry at Hatcher's Run" (February 1865), and was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant on 7 March 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Wisconsin1.


1   State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pp. 508 - 509  [AotW citation 10328]