Leroy E. Hotchkiss(1834 - 1905)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 89th New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Son of New York State Representative Gideon Hotchkiss, he enlisted October 3, 1861, at Windsor, to serve three years; mustered in as Private, Co. G, October 16, 1861; promoted Commissary-Sergeant, December 6, 1861; returned to ranks as private, Go. G, June 10, 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He was discharged for disability from typhoid fever October 3, 1862 at Sharpsburg, MD.
After the War:
He never married and died at the New York State Soldiers and Sailors Home, Bath, Steuben County, NY.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of New York1. Dates from his gravesite on Findagrave. He was cousin to Jedediah Hotchkiss.
|Birth Date: 3/1834 Place of Birth: Windsor, NY |
Death Date: 12/27/1905 Death Place: Bath, NY Burial Place: Windsor Village Cemetery, Windsor, NY
1 State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, for the Year 1901 (Issue 31), pp. 230 - [AotW citation 12460]
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