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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

Before Antietam


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 rest of the War

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

References & notes

Source: NJ State Library, civil war records database.

Death

12/15/1862 Fredericksburg, VA