Melzar H. Mosman, Civil War Soldier


Melzar H. Mosman
Born in Chicopee, Mass._Son of Silas Mosman,_by occupation a Draughtsman,_Unmarried,_at the age of 19 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry,_Company D.
Mustered into service September 25, 1862.
He took part in all the duties and movements of the company while in North Carolina_Goldsboro Expedition, Trent Road reconnoissances, at Plymouth, and Gum Swamp affair.
While at Plymouth, N.C. he was detailed for special duty as Clerk in the Post Adjutant’s department, and served in that capacity about two months.
On arrival of the regiment at Baltimore, he was taken sick, and carried to the hospital. But after remaining there a few hours, he was kindly cared for by some friends in the city, who conveyed him to their home.
Returned with the sick and convalescents, via Boston, arriving in Chicopee, July 22nd.
Mustered out of service July 29, 1863, at Springfield, Mass.


ca. 1861-1865


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“Melzar H. Mosman, Civil War Soldier,” Chicopee Archives Online, accessed February 19, 2018,