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W. B. Hatch
W. B. Hatch

Federal (USA)

Colonel

William B Hatch

(? - 1862)
Home State: New Jersey
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th New Jersey Infantry

see his Battle Report

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Before the Antietam Campaign:

Service summary: Adjutant, 4th NJ Militia (3 months service) April 27 - July 31, 1861;
Major, 4th NJ Infantry, August 17, 1861;
Lieut. Col. September 7, 1861.
He was appointed Colonel of the Regiment August 28, 1862 whe Colonel James H. Simpson was recalled to Regular Army service.

The remainder of the War:
Hatch died at a field hospital near Fredericksburg, Va., Dec. 15, 1862, of wounds received in action December 13, 1862.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Source: NJ State Library, civil war records database.


Death Date: 12/15/1862    Death Place: Fredericksburg, VA    

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