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Civil War Records of Augustus W. Wetherbee

Grand Army of the Republic
Isaac Davis Post No. 138

Personal War Sketch for Augustus W. Wetherbee

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Comrade Augustus Winslow Wetherbee
Who was born the
day of
A.D. 1839
Boxborough County of Middlesex
State of Massachusetts

At Concord, Mass., on the twenty-sixth day of November 1861, I first entered the service as private in Company B. 32nd Mass. Reg. Vols. And during service, I was promoted to Acting Commissionary Sergeant 1st Division 5th A. C. on the fifteenth of December, 1862.


At the expiration of my time of service, I was finally discharged on Nov.26, 1864 at Yellow Taven, Va., near Petersburg.


I was first engaged in battle at Harrison's Landing and I also took part in the engagement at Fredericksburg, Va, on Dec. 13th, 1862.

I had my foot crushed so badly that I could not walk for ten weeks.

I was confined in a hospital at 22nd and Wood St. Phila. Penn of swamp fever contracted at Harrison's Landing on the James River.

Calvin P. Lawrence, Edgar A. Maynard, Geo. W. Martin and James W. Wilkins were among my most intimate comrades.

The battle of Fredericksburg and the feeding of from five to ren thousand, during the nearly 2 years, I deem the most important events of 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 A.W. Wetherbee
Joined Isaac Davis
Post No. 138 Department of Massachusetts G.A.R. May 8 1882
Held Offices of
Chaplin 1887 Srgt. Major 1892-93 Quarter Master's Srgt. 1894
F.H. Stevens
H.R. Knowlton