A 26 year old paper-maker from Dedham, MA, Clinton Bagley was a Private in Company I, 35th Massachusetts Infantry when he was wounded at Fox’s Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862. He was Sergeant Major of his regiment by the end of his service in June 1865, as seen in this fine photograph provided by his great-great-granddaughter Jane Christopher.

Bagley fought in just about all of the battles of his regiment through the war, as listed in his record in the Descriptive Book for Company I of the 35th Massachusetts. Here’s the War Department transcription of that record on a card (front and back) now in the US National Archives, hosted online by fold3:

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