William H. Chamberlain, Civil War Soldier


William H. Chamberlain
Born in Portland, Me._Son of William Chamberlain,_by occupation a Moulder,_Married,_at the age of 30 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
He took part in all important marches and expeditions into which the regiment was called, except the movement to Gum Swamp. At that time he remained at Newbern on detailed duty, as cook. He served in that capacity several months at various times.
Returned to Chicopee with the company, July 21st, and was mustered out of service, July 29th, 1863, at Springfield, Mass.


ca. 1861-1865


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“William H. Chamberlain, Civil War Soldier,” Chicopee Archives Online, accessed December 14, 2017, http://www.chicopeepubliclibrary.org/archives/items/show/2536.