Melvin Wadsworth, Pittsfield, ca. 1862

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Melvin Wadsworth, Pittsfield, ca. 1862

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Melvin C. Wadsworth of Pittsfield was a member of the class of 1866 at Bowdoin College. He was mustered in as 4th Corporal of Co. B of the 16th Maine Infantry on August 14, 1862 when he was 20 years old.

He, along with a number of other soldiers in the 16th Regiment, was taken prisoner of war at Gettysburg.

He was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant in 1863. He was mustered out on June 5, 1864

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About This Item

  • Title: Melvin Wadsworth, Pittsfield, ca. 1862
  • Creation Date: circa 1862
  • Subject Date: circa 1862
  • Location: Pittsfield, Somerset County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 10 cm x 6 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 135, Box 1/20
  • Collection: Abner Ralph Small papers
  • Object Type: Image

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