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Hicks, John A. Jr.


Age: 20, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 10th VT INF
Service: enl 8/5/62, m/i 9/1/62, SGTMAJ, 10th VT INF, comn 2LT, Co. B, 12/27/62 (1/1/63), pr 1LT, Co. B, 6/6/64 (6/23/64), pr CPT, Co. E, 12/19/64 (1/30/65), wdd, Fisher's Hill, 9/22/64, dis/dsb 5/2/65; Bvt MAJ to date from 3/13/65, for gallant service at the battle of Fisher's Hill, Va., and for gallant and meritorious services during the war.

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Birth: abt 1842, Rutland, VT
Death: 06/10/1911


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/6/1879; widow Caroline A., 9/12/1911, NJ
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: Died in Millington, NJ


Great Grandfather of Munson Hicks, Vernon, VT

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John A. Hicks

New York Times
June 11, 1911

Major John A. Hicks, long a resident of Summit, N.J., and a veteran of the civil war, died yesterday at the home of his son, Police Justice Arthur W. Hicks of Millington, N.J. He was 69 years old. Major Hicks was a native of Rutland, Vt. At the age of twenty years he enlisted in the Tenth Vermont Volunteers. Major Hicks served several terms as Township Committeeman, was once a proprietor of the Beechwood Hotel, and was the owner of a New York hotel. He was a charter member of the Society of the Army of the Potomac. His widow, a son and two daughters survive him.

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau