Renselo J. Gardner, Civil War Soldier


Renselo J. Gardner
Born in Wilbraham, Mass._Son of Christopher Gardner,_by occupation a Painter,_Married,_at the age of 37 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th 1862.
Participated in all service with the regiment, except the 2nd Trent Road reconnaissance, and the Gum Swamp expedition.
Was detailed as pioneer for some time.
During the Maryland campaign detailed with others to guard the baggage of Gen. Briggs_Returned with the company to Chicopee, July 21st.
Mustered out of service July 29th, 1863, at Springfield, Mass.


ca. 1861-1865


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“Renselo J. Gardner, Civil War Soldier,” Chicopee Archives Online, accessed February 17, 2018,