4th Regiment

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    Louis Bell (1837-1865) was a lawyer born in Chester, NH. His wife was Mary Anne "Mollie" Persis Bouton of Concord, NH. He served as Lieutenant Colonel of the 4th New Hampshire Volunteer Regiment, and was killed in action at Fort Fisher, North Carolina…
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    Samuel Wilkinson was born in South Berwick, ME and resided in Somersworth, NH (formerly known as Great Falls) where he married Julia A Davis, of Somersworth, on July 12, 1860. Wilkinson enlisted on Sept 4, 1861, mustered in Sept 18, 1861 as a private…
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    William Badger (1823 or 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…
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    The 4th NH was organized in Manchester on Sept. 18, 1861. Length of service was four years. Order of exercises: for the celebration of the 86th anniversary of American independence at St. Augustine, Fla., 1862 July 4. Humorous broadside listing the 4th New Hampshire Regiment’s July 4th activities.…
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    Leander Harris (1833-1912) was born in Fairlee township, Vermont. He married Emily S. Hunt and they had two daughters: Annie M. in June 1857, and Clara Josephine in September 1858. At the beginning of the Civil War he enlisted as a private in Company…