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Hesselton, Homer D.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Andover, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 5/31/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. D, 9th VT INF, dsrtd n.d., rtnd 3/3/63, d/svc 4/12/63

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1844, Andover, VT
Death: 04/12/1863

Burial: Soldiers Home National Cemetery, Washington, DC
Marker/Plot: H 2684
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 32851311

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, father John L., 3/11/1870
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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Soldiers Home National Cemetery, DC

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