Zadoc Aydolette (Civil War)

Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery

Class of 1861
F Company, 81st Pennsylvania Regiment

On the morning of December 13, the Union attacked Fredericksburg. Aydelott was leading Company F and encounrered a terrific storm of fire, when a ball shattered his right arm. With sword in his left hand he continued to advance until struck by a shell, which broke his leg in three places and fractured a number of ribs. He fell bleeding from nine wounds, and died January 5, 1863, in Washington, D. C., aged nineteen years.

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