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Federal (USV)

Private

James C. Hodson

(? - 1864)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 106th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted as Private, Company G, 106th Pennsylvania Infantry on 12 (or 17) August 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was declared a deserter on 26 October 1862 but returned to his Company, date not given. He was mortally wounded in action at the Wilderness, VA on 6 May 1864 and died in Washington, DC on 20 (or 24) May.

References & notes

Service information from Ward,1 as James C. Hudson, and Bates.2 His Antietam wound from a casualty list published in the Philadelphia Inquirer of 29 September 1862. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Death

05/20/1864 Washington, DC; burial in Mount Holly Cemetery, Mount Holly, NJ

Notes

1   Ward, Joseph R. C., History of the One-Hundred and Sixth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865 (2nd Ed.), Philadelphia: Grant, Faires & Rogers, 1906, pg. 307  [AotW citation 21629]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, Vol. V, pg. 836  [AotW citation 21630]