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Civil War Records of Job W. Dupee


Grand Army of the Republic
Isaac Davis Post No. 138

Personal War Sketch for Job W. Dupee

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Comrade Job W. Dupee
Who was born the
day of
A.D. 1842
Wrentham County of  Norfolk State of Massachusetts

At Boston on the eighth day of July 1861, I first entered the service, as private, in Company D. 20th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers and at the close of the war my rank still remained the same.


I was finally discharged on April 21 1863, at Washington, D. C., after receiving a surgeon's certificate of disability. I never was re-enlisted, again commissioned, or transferred to any other organization.


The first battle in which I was engaged took place at Ball's Bluff. I also participated in the following engagements at Fair Oaks, South Mountain, Antietam and Fredericksburg (both 11th & 13th of Dec. 1862).


On December thirteenth 1862, at Fredericksburg, I was wounded by a bullet passing through my right ankle and was confined at Saint Aloysius Hospital, Washington, for four and one half months.


On Oct 21, 1861, I was taken prisoner at Ball's Bluff by Gen. Evan's command and from that date until March 1st 1862 I was confined in three prisons in Richmond, Va.


The names of the prisons were Mayo's Warehouse, Libby and one other whose name is unknown. I left the prison on or about March 1st, 1862 on parole.


My prison life, Battle of Ball's Bluff and Peninsular Campaign are among my most important events during my army life.


I Certify that the Sketch of my War service as above written is true as
I verily believe  
Date Signed
We certify that Comrade Job W. Dupee Joined Isaac Davis
Post No. 138 Department of Massachusetts G.A.R. Aug. 18, 1884
Held Offices of
F.H. Stevens
H.R. Knowlton