James McCann, Civil War Soldier


James McCann
Born at Sea,_Son of James McCann,_by occupation a Card Winder,_Unmarried,_at the age of 22 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
When the regiment was on the way from Camp Banks, at Springfield to Newbern, N.C._McCann strayed way from this company, and did not rejoin them till the 1st of December, when he arrived at Newbern.
He participated in every important movement,_Goldsboro Expedition, Trent Road reconnoissances, at Plymouth, Gum Swamp Expedition, and the Maryland Campaign,_and returned to Chicopee with the company July 21st.
Mustered out of service, July 29th, 1863, at Springfield, Mass.
Died in Springfield, Mass. July 20, 1901.


ca. 1861-1865


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“James McCann, Civil War Soldier,” Chicopee Archives Online, accessed February 23, 2018, http://www.chicopeepubliclibrary.org/archives/items/show/2537.