Henry J. Amor Hebard(c. 1842 - 1929)
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th Massachusetts Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was a 19 year old engineer living in Milton when he enlisted as Private on 29 July 1861. He was in Company A.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
The remainder of the War:
He was away from the regiment recuperating from October - December 1862. He was promoted to Corporal on 1 May 1863, and may have been wounded at Gettysburg on 1 July 1863. He transferred as Corporal to Company A of the 39th Massachusetts Infantry on 14 July 1864 when the 13th Infantry mustered out of service.
After the War:
He later lived in Alameda, California for more than 50 years.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. Personal details from his death notice in the Oakland (Ca) Tribune of 26 February 1929, page 4.
|Place of Birth: Norwich, CT |
Death Date: 02/23/1929 Death Place: San Leandro, CA
1 Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. II, pp. 72 - 130 [AotW citation 2893]
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