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Federal (USV)

Sergeant

Charles Richard Hazen

(1833 - 1916)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 27 year old carpenter and ship builder from North Andover, he enlisted as Sergeant in Company F, 19th Massachusetts Infantry, on 25 July 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability on 19 April 1864

After the War

"In early life Mr. Hazen was a ship builder, but was obliged to retire from active business, and has been a confirmed invalid for forty-five years [i.e., since about 1870]" He was a member of GAR Charles Beck Post #56 in Cambridge, MA.

References & notes

Service information from Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines 1 and the History.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave. Quote above from his obituary in the Cambridge Chronicle, 25 Nov 1916 (online from Vermont in the Civil War, contributed by Steve Dow).

His wife (m. 1866) Fannie Hallycarnie Titus Hazen (1840-1930) was a Nurse, Medical Department, US Volunteers, Columbian Hospital, Washington, DC during the War.

Birth

03/03/1833; Hartford, VT

Death

11/18/1916 Cambridge, MA; burial in Cambridge Cemetery, Cambridge, MA

Notes

1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pg. 451  [AotW citation 17832]

2   Waitt, Ernest Linden (compiler), History of the Nineteenth Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, 1861-1865, Salem (MA): The Salem Press Co., 1906, pg. 145  [AotW citation 17833]