Collection number: MS 7
Size: 1 item
About William Badger
William Badger was born in either 1835 or 1836. He mustered in in Company D, of the
Fourth Infantry Regiment of New Hampshire Volunteers on Sept. 18, 1861 as a captain.
He was dismissed from service as a result of a misunderstanding at the front and
a confusion about who was responsible for an order givent to retreat from a skirmish
line. He was later exonerated by the war department and commissioned as a colonel
of the regiment. However, there not being enough men he could not be mustered in.
He later served in the regular army as a captain.
About the William Badger Muster Roll
Muster roll, taken at Folly Island, South Carolina, covering the period from February
28, 1863 to April 30, 1863.
This collection is open.
Copyright is retained by the authors of these papers, or their descendants, as
stipulated by United States copyright law.
William Badger Muster Roll, April 30, 1863, MS 7, Milne Special Collections and Archives,
University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.
Source unknown, Sept. 8, 1980 (Accession number: 047)