Guide to the William Badger Muster Roll, Company D, of the Fourth Infantry Regiment of New Hampshire Volunteers, April 30, 1863

Collection number: MS 7
Size: (1 item) (0.10 cu.ft.)

About William Badger

William Badger (1823/1826-1897) was born in Gilmanton, NH, son of William Badger and Hannah Pearson (Cogswell) Badger. He mustered in Company D, of the Fourth Infantry Regiment of New Hampshire Volunteers on Sept. 18, 1861 as a captain. He was dismissed from service, but later exonerated and commissioned as a colonel of the regiment. However, there not being enough men he could not be mustered in. He later served in the regular army as a captain in the 10th Regiment of the New Hampshire Militia, and then with the 6th United States Infantry.

Badger is buried in the family plot in the Smith Meeting House Cemetery, Gilmanton, under an impressive tombstone.

About the William Badger Muster Roll

Muster roll, taken at Folly Island, South Carolina, covering the period from February 28, 1863 to April 30, 1863.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open.

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Preferred Citation

William Badger Muster Roll, April 30, 1863, MS 7, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

Source unknown, Sept. 8, 1980 (Accession number: 047)