Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Joshua F. Littlefield, Ohio.

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Captain Joshua F. Littlefield, Co, B.

He entered the service from Somersworth as First Lieut, of Company F, and in August was promoted to Captain. Before leaving the Peninsula he had heen appointed Lieut. -Colonel of the F.leventh N. H., but determined to go through this campaign with the Secmd before joining his new command. In the charge over the railroad he was severely wounded and left in the hands of the enemy. He lay upon the field several days, until rescued by a Union relief party, and lingered until September 17, when he died. The above portrait, furnished by Littlefield Post, (J. A. R., of .Somersworth, is a copy of the picture hanging in their post room.

LITTLEFIELD, JOSHUA F. Co. F; b. Wells, Me.; age 32; res. Somersworth; app. 1 Lt. June 4, '61; must, in to date May 27, '61; app. Capt. Co. H, Aug. 1, '61; transf. to Co. B, May 23, '62; wd. Aug. 29, '62, Bull Run, Va. Died wds. Sept. 17, '62.

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