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Federal (USV)

Private

William H. Hitchcock

(1841 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 11th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

Living in New Haven, CT, he enlisted on 24 April 1861 and mustered as Private, Company C, 3rd Connecticut Infantry on 14 May. He mustered out in Hartford on 12 August. He enlisted again and mustered as Private, Company G, 11th Connecticut Infantry on 4 December 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Service information from Ingersoll.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

1841

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Corbin Cemetery, Dudley, MA

Notes

1   Ingersoll, Colin Macrae, Adjutant-General, Catalogue of Connecticut Volunteer Organizations in the Service of the United States, 1861-1865, Hartford: Brown & Gross, 1869, pg. 487  [AotW citation 20514]