David O. Tilley, Civil War Soldier


David O. Tilley
Born in Granby, Mass._Son of {Orress} Tilley,_by occupation a Farmer,_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.
The only expedition in which he took part, was that to Goldsboro.
In March, 1863, he was off duty by reason of dislocation of the shoulder, and therefore did not go with the company on the Trent Road reconnoissances, or to Plymouth.
From April 6th to June 24th. 1863, he performed detailed duty as teamster.
After arriving at Baltimore, he was sick three days in the regimental hospital, and was afterwad transferred to the General Hospital.
Returned to Chicopee from Baltimore, 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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“David O. Tilley, Civil War Soldier,” Chicopee Archives Online, accessed December 17, 2017, http://www.chicopeepubliclibrary.org/archives/items/show/2543.