Joseph W. Plimpton, Civil War Soldier


Joseph W. Plimpton
Born in Lowell, Mass._Son of Joseph D. Plimpton,_by occupation a Student,_Unmarried,_at the age of 18 enlsited for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols_Company D.
Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
He participated in all the duties and movements of the company while in North Carolina,_Goldsboro Expedition, Trent Road reconnoissances, at Plymouth, Gum Swamp affair.
In the Maryland Campaign he accompanied the regiment as far as Maryland Heights, but was there obliged to fall behind and to return to Baltimore. From thence, with the sick and convalescents, via Boston, he arrived in Chicopee July 22nd.
Mustered out of service, July 29th, 1863, at Springfield Mass.


ca. 1861-1865


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