Michael H. Moffatt, Civil War Soldier


Michael H. Moffatt.

Born in Ireland,___Son of Bartholomew Moffatt,___bu occupation a Tailor,___Unmarried,___at the age of 20 enlisted for three years in the 10th. Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols.__Company F.__
Mustered into service June 21, 1861.___
Participated in all the campaigns and battles of Regiment till May 6th., 1864, when in the fight in the Wilderness he was shot. He was taken to Chancellorsville and there shortly after died. Moffatt was always a good soldier, gallant in action and faithful to duty. His comrades say that previous to the advances of Grant's army he had presentiments that he would not survive the campaign. He died gallantly at his post knowing no fear (unreadable} that of dishonor. He was probably buried near Chancellorsville. During his term of service he was never except for a brief time ill, and never rec'd a furlough.


ca. 1861-1865


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“Michael H. Moffatt, Civil War Soldier,” Chicopee Archives Online, accessed February 19, 2018, http://www.chicopeepubliclibrary.org/archives/items/show/2822.