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Frederick A. Churchill, Civil War Soldier

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Frederick A. Churchill
Born in Chicopee. Son of Sylvester Churchill. By occupation a Harness-maker. Single. At the age of 18, on Febr’y 17, 1864, enlisted for 3 years in the 25th Reg. N.Y. Cavalry Vol’s, Company “D”. Mustered into the service 19 March, 1864. Rank Private.
Having enlisted in N.Y. City, he joined his Reg. while it lay in camp Saratoga, NY._Thence it was transferred to Saratoga, N.Y., where it remained engaged in drill till near close of March, 1864, when it was ordered to Camp Stoneman, Va. While at Saratoga, Churchill rec’d a furlough of four days to accompany the remains of his comrade Sullivan, who died of illness in hospital at that place, to Springfield, Mass at the expiration of is furlough he reported back to his Reg.
In the several campaigns of his Reg. in Virginia, he participated {???} with his comrades the glories and the dangers of the magnificent campaign of Sheriden in the Shenandoah in Aug. and Sept’r 1864.
He was promoted Corporal on May 1st, 1865.
Mustered out and discharged with his Reg. early in July 1865. Subsequently, returned to Chicopee.
Refer Page 385.
Churchill {???} as per letter.


ca. 1861-1865


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