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Haldimand Sumner Putnam
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Birth: Oct. 6, 1836
Cornish City
Sullivan County
New Hampshire, USA
Death: Jul. 18, 1863
South Carolina, USA

Putnam was a 1857 graduate of West Point. He was a topographical engineer. When the Civil War began he joined the 7th NH Infantry Regiment. He was the Col. of this Regiment and then Acting Brigadier General commanding the 2nd Brigade in the assault on Fort Wagner in Charleston, SC harbor where he was killed. He body was never recovered. 
 
Burial:
Body lost or destroyed
Specifically: Body never recovered. Stone is a cenotaph.
 
Created by: Ginny Gage
Record added: Feb 19, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65865835
Haldimand Sumner Putnam
Added by: David M Morin
 
Haldimand Sumner Putnam
Added by: David M Morin
 
Haldimand Sumner Putnam
Added by: Ginny Gage
 
 
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- Bill Thayer (History of West Point)
 Added: May. 31, 2011
 
 
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