“Stephen Wall, Civil War Soldier,” Chicopee Archives Online, Chicopee Public Library.
Born in N.Y. City, Son of John Wall, by occupation a Hostler, unmarried, at the age of 24 years, on 5th November, 1861, enlisted for 3 years in the 31st Regt. Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry and was assigned to Company “E”. Rank Private, which grade he held while in service.
He participated in all the operations of his Regiment as detailed in the “Report of the Adjutant General of Massachusetts.” He received no serious wounds and was neither sick nor on detached service while with the Regiment. He re-enlisted Feb. 8, 1864 or about that time for three years in the same company and in the same Regiment and did duty with it till discharged. Mustered out 9 September, 1865.
Died in Springfield, Mass., November 13, 1905.