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Sumner H. Bodfish, Civil War Soldier

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Title

Sumner H. Bodfish, Civil War Soldier

Subject

United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Description

Sumner H. Bodfish
Born in Chicopee Falls_Son of Simeon C. Bodfish_By occupation a Clerk_Single_At the age of 18, in Sept. 1862, enlisted for 9 months in the 46th Reg. Massachusetts Inf. Vol’s_Assigned to Company “D”_Rank Private with no subsequent changes.
He participated in the campaign in North Carolina under Gen. Foster through his Reg. was not actively engaged_He received no wounds._
Reenlisted for 3 years 2 Jan, 1862, in the 2nd Reg. Massachusetts Heavy Artillery, Company “A”, and received the prescribed furlough of 30 days.
Having obtained an appointment as Cadet at West Point, he was discharged 11th Sept. 1863.

Source

Soldier's Record, Town of Chicopee

Date

ca. 1861-1865

Rights

Public Domain

Type

Text

Identifier

SR-366.1

Coverage

Chicopee (Mass.)

Files

SR-366.1.jpg

Citation

“Sumner H. Bodfish, Civil War Soldier,” Chicopee Archives Online, accessed September 28, 2016, http://www.chicopeepubliclibrary.org/archives/items/show/2507.