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Babbitt, Elbridge Harris
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 0, credited to Randolph, VT
Unit(s): 1st NC INF, 17th US INF
Service: 17th US INF, wdd, Gettysburg, 7/2/63, in hosp., Philadelphia; com 1LT, 1st NC INF (Union), served w/brother (Surg.) Robert A. Babbit [College: NU 64]

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VITALS
Birth: 01/23/1844, Bethel, VT
Death: 01/24/1920

Burial: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA
Marker/Plot: 03/4573
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Courtesy of Arlington National Cemetery
Findagrave Memorial #: 57195960
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: NU 64
Veterans Home?: TN
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Remarks: None
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Elbridge H. Babbitt

ELBRIDGE H. BABBITT, a son of S.A. Babbitt, of West Randolph, while at school at Norwich University, enlisted June 7,1862, in the U.S. 17th Infantry, as Sergeant, with headquarters at Portland Fort Preble, Me.

He soon went with his regiment to the Army of the Potomac, Harrison's Landing, Va., was at the Battle of Fredericksburg, and in the skirmishes of that campaign; was seriously wounded at Gettysburg, July 2,2863, sent to the hospital at Philadelphia.

March 5,1864, he was transferred to the N.C. U(nion) Vols., as 2d Lieut, thereby joining a brother, the surgeon of the regiment, whose memoirs has been furnished for publication in this volume.

He was, most of the time, acting adjutant general until mustering out of the regiment, June 27, 1865, at the close of the war. He is now residing in the West.

Hemenway's Historical Gazetteer, 1871, 2:994

Submitted By: Deanna French.