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Federal (USV)

Lieutenant

Gamaliel Hodges

(1828 - 1905)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 35th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 33 year old resident of Newburyport, MA, he enrolled at First Lieutenant, Company B, 35th Massachusetts Infantry, and mustered in August 1862. He had served in 1861 as a Lieutenant in the 8th Massachusetts Infantry for 3 months.

On the Campaign

He was first in action on South Mountain on 14 September, and was wounded in the thigh on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He was sent to the hospital at Frederick, MD, and was discharged for wounds on 29 April 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Carruth1. Details from George William Creasey's The City of Newburyport in the Civil War from 1861 to 1865 (1903). His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

05/13/1828; Salem, MA

Death

10/24/1905 Salem, MA; burial in Harmony Grove Cemetery, Salem, MA

Notes

1   Carruth, Sumner, and others of the Committee of the Regimental Association, History of the Thirty-Fifth Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers, 1862-1865, Boston: Mills, Knight & Company, 1884, Roster, pp. 9 - 12  [AotW citation 15040]