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Federal (USV)

Private

Leroy E. Hotchkiss

(1834 - 1905)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 89th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

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 rest 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 & notes

Basic information from State of New York1. Dates from his gravesite on Findagrave. He was cousin to Jedediah Hotchkiss.

Birth

3/1834; Windsor, NY

Death

12/27/1905 Bath, NY; burial in Windsor Village Cemetery, Windsor, NY

Notes

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]