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James McCann, Civil War Soldier

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Title

James McCann, Civil War Soldier

Subject

United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Description

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.

Source

Soldier's Record, Town of Chicopee

Date

ca. 1861-1865

Rights

Public Domain

Type

Text

Identifier

SR-350.0

Coverage

Chicopee (Mass.)

Files

SR-350.0.jpg

Citation

“James McCann, Civil War Soldier,” Chicopee Archives Online, accessed September 29, 2016, http://www.chicopeepubliclibrary.org/archives/items/show/2537.