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Hall, Edward

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 43, credited to Worcester, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: comn CPT, Co. E, 8th VT INF, 1/1/62 (1/1/62), pow 9/4/62, prld 11/13/62, wdd, Port Hudson, 6/14/63, mwia, Cedar Creek, 10/19/64, d/wds 10/28/64

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VITALS

Birth: 1814, Unknown
Death: 10/29/1864

Burial: Worcester Village Cemetery, Worcester, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Frances E., 12/13/1864
Portrait?: Gibson Collection, VHS Collections, USAHEC off-site, 8th Vermont Infantry Regimental History
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: WPA Graves Registration Card indicates that this is a cenotaph.

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BURIAL:

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Village Cemetery, Worcester, VT

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Photo

VHS - Reunion Society Collection

Photo

John Gibson Collection

Obituary

A GALLANT OFFICER DEAD. - Among those killed at the Battle of Cedar Creek, Va., on the 10th ult., was Capt. Edward Hall, of Worcester, who commanded company E in the 8th regiment. In the morning he was shot in the leg during the attack by the rebels under Gen. Early upon our troops under Gen. Sheridan, and while being carried off the field was shot again in the body. He then fell into the hands of the rebels, and was carried over Cedar Creek. When we recovered the lost ground, later in the day, he was found by our troops, and carried to the hospital, where he died, after suffering for ten days. He became connected with the 8th regiment at its formation, and while that regiment was in Louisiana was taken prisoner, remaining in the hands of the rebels for several months. He was a brave man, an excellent officer, a good citizen, and very highly esteemed by all who knew him. He leaves a wife, with two children, and was aged 48 years.

Source: Argus and Patriot, November 10, 1864
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.