CDV – 1st Lieutenant & Adjutant Horace M. Warren -59th Mass Infantry SOLD

Adjutant Warren served in 4 different regiments during the war, and was wounded three times, the last one at Weldon Railroad, dying the same day in August of 1864.

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CDV – 1st Lieutenant & Adjutant Horace M. Warren -59th Mass Infantry.

Horace M. Warren from South Reading, Ma. was a clerk prior to enlisting into the 5th Mass Volunteers, as a private on April16, 1861, a “Minuteman” regiment from the state who answered Lincoln’s call for volunteers to defend the Capital. He mustered out on July 31, 1861.  In August he mustered into Co. E. of the 20th Mass Infantry as a sergeant, and was wounded in the Battle of Ball’s Bluff, Va., and was discharged for that wound in late October of 1862.

Recovered by September of 1862, he was commissioned into Co. E, 50th Mass Infantry as a 1st lieutenant, and mustered out in August of 1863.  Once again Hodges was commissioned, this time into as adjutant of the 59th Mass. Infantry on November 23, 1863, still a 1st lieutenant. (he was promoted within the regiment to major but never mustered in that rank. On May 31, 1864, and again on August 19, 1864, he was wounded in battle, first at Totopotomoy Creek, Va, and the last time was at Weldon Railroad, Va. where he died from that wound on the same day.

Photographed by Miller & Rowell, Boston.  Pencil id on the back looks period.

Very good condition. Like most of the images from a large Lowell, Mass CDV album, this one is trimmed.

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Weight .5 lbs