Asa M. Scarlet, Civil War Soldier


Asa M. Scarlet
Born in Tewksbury, Mass._Son of Asa Scarlet,_by occupation an Operative,_Married,_at the age of 21 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company B._
He participated with his company in the Goldsboro Expedition, the Trent Road reconnoissances, and all regular duties until the 15th of April, 1863. At that date, while serving on detailed duty with the pioneer corps, he received a severe axe-wound in the foot. This disabled him for duty, and he afterwards took no part in the movements of the regiment, although not obliged to enter hospital.
July 8th, he left Newbern, with several sick and convalescents, and arrived home on the 11th, via Boston, under orders to report on arrival of the regiment.
Mustered out of service July 29th 1863, at Springfield, Mass.


ca. 1861-1865


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