William D. Mosman, Civil War Soldier


William D. Mosmon
Born in Chicopee, Mass._Son of Dexter F. Mosman,_by occupation a Clerk,_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.
Participated in all the movements of the regiment except the 2nd Trent Road reconnaissance, and the Maryland expedition.
After the return from Goldsboro he was sick with fever and cough, and off duty about a month, though no tin hospital.
Again, after the affair at Gum Swamp, was attacked with chills and fever, but could not enter the hospital at Newbern on account of the great number of patients. June 23rd he was sent down to Hammond Hospital, at Beaufort N.C._Left the hospital for Chicopee, July 7th, an darrived , via Boston, with other sick and convalescents, on the 11th, under orders to report on arrival fo the regiment.
Mustered out of service, July 29th, 1863, at Springfield, Mass.


ca. 1861-1865


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“William D. Mosman, Civil War Soldier,” Chicopee Archives Online, accessed February 18, 2018, http://www.chicopeepubliclibrary.org/archives/items/show/2565.