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Civil War Soldiers - Underwood

Underwood, Adin B., brigadier-general, U.S. Army, was born at Milford, Worcester county, Mass., May 19, 1828. He was graduated at Brown university in 1849, took the law course at Harvard, practiced at Worcester, and then in Boston. In April, 1861, he became captain in the 2nd Mass. infantry; in 1862 major of the 33d Mass. infantry, and in April, 1863, its colonel. He was engaged at Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville and Gettysburg, and at Lookout mountain received injuries which left him a cripple for life. He was commissioned brigadier-general of volunteers Nov. 6, 1863; was brevetted major-general Sept. 1, 1865; was surveyor of customs at Boston, and died of pneumonia in Boston, Jan. 14, 1888.

Source: The Union Army: A History of Military Affairs in the Loyal States 1861-1865, Volume 8 Biographical, 1908

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