Francis N. Norcross, Civil War Soldier
Soldier's Record, Town of Chicopee
Francis N. Norcross.
Born at Lancaster, Mass.___Son of Henry Norcross,___by occupation a Shoemaker,___Unmarried,___at the age of 26 enlisted at Springfield, Mass. February 10th., 1862, as a recruit to the 10th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company C.___Joined the regiment at Warwick Court House, Va.___Served in the ranks about two months, and then was detailed as Cook for the Company. Several days before the evacuation of Harrison's Landing was taken sick, and when the movement of the army commenced, was carried down to McClellan Hospital at Hampton Va.
Discharged for disability December 17th., 1862. Returned immediately, via Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York, to North Brookfield, Mass, and soon after to Chicopee.