Chicopee Archives Online

Edwin M. Griffin, Civil War Soldier

Dublin Core

Description

Edwin M. Griffin.

Born in Tarriffville, Conn. Son of Milton A. Griffin. By occupation a Farmer. Single. At the age of 15, Enlisted 1861, in 10th Reg. Mass. Infantry Vol's, Company "K". Mustered into service at Springfield, Mass., June 21, 1861. Rank, Private.
Participated in all the campaigns, battles, skirmishes of the Reg. {unreadable} that of Gettysburgh from which he was absent because of temporary illness. While with the 10th was never ill with the exception alluded to and never rec'd a furlough. Returned from before Petersburgh with his Reg. and was mustered out of service at Springfield, Mass., by {unreadable} of expiration of his term of service 1st July, 1864. Returned to Chicopee.
On the 18th January, 1865, Griffin re-enlisted as veteran for one year in the 31st Reg. Mass. Vols.

Date

ca. 1861-1865

Rights

Public Domain

Files

Citation

“Edwin M. Griffin, Civil War Soldier,” Chicopee Archives Online, accessed November 20, 2014, http://www.chicopeepubliclibrary.org/archives/items/show/2817.