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Federal (USV)


Benjamin G. Hodgkins

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 35th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company B.

References & notes

Basic information from Carruth1. A 19 year old resident of Newburyport, MA, he enrolled at Private, Company B, 35th Massachusetts Infantry, and mustered in August 1862. He was in action on South Mountain and at Antietam, Fredericksburg, VA and Jackson, MS. He was discharged for disability on 29 November 1863. He was killed in a railroad accident in April 1882 and buried in Newburyport.


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. 14 - 15  [AotW citation 15076]