James W. Stackpole, Civil War Soldier


James W. Stackpole
Born in Dover, N.H._Son of Joseph Stackpole,_by occupation a Mechanic,_Unmarried,_at the age of 20 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
Appointed 6th Corporal at the organization of the company.
He accompanied the regiment on the Goldsboro expedition, and the 1st Trent Road reconnaissance. Subsequently he performed detailed duty, as Captain’s Clerk, for several months, and therefore did not take any part in the other important movements in North Carolina.
On coming up to Baltimore, Md._he was sick, and obliged to enter the regimental hospital. For this reason, he did not serve with the company in the march through Maryland.
Returned from Baltimore to Chicopee, via Boston, with other sick and convalescents, arriving July 22nd, 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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“James W. Stackpole, Civil War Soldier,” Chicopee Archives Online, accessed January 16, 2018, http://www.chicopeepubliclibrary.org/archives/items/show/2531.