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Federal (USV)

Corporal

Hiram J. Bell

(c. 1838 - 1914)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 23 in Company H, 7th Ohio Infantry for 3 years on 30 May 1861. He was appointed Corporal on 24 December 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the groin in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He was discharged on Surgeon's Certificate of disability at Cleveland, OH on 24 May 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Wilson1. Burial information from his gravesite on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1838

Death

05/08/1914 Montgomery County, OH; burial in Dayton National Cemetery, Dayton, OH

Notes

1   Wilson, Lawrence, and the Historical Committee of the Regimental Association, Itinerary of the Seventh Ohio Infantry 1861-1864, New York: The Neale Publishing Co., 1907, pp. 603, 641  [AotW citation 13074]