Dexter W. Trask, Civil War Soldier


Dexter W. Trask
Born in Westfield, N.Y._Son of Dexter B. Trask,_by occupation a Baker,_Unmarried,_at the age of 21 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th 1862.
Immediately after the arrival of the regiment at Newbern, Trask was detailed to assist in the Government Bakery at Newbern. Remained there till May, 1863, when he was taken sick, and carried to Stanly Hosptial at Newbern, where he staid about one month._At the end of that time he re-enlisted in the Heavy Artillery for three years.
Furloughed thirty days from that date, and visited Chicopee. He, therefore, performed no regular duty in the regiment during his whole term of service.


ca. 1861-1865


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