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Federal (USA)

Colonel

Henry W. Hudson

(1816 - 1888)

Home State: New York

Command Billet: Commanding Regiment

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 82nd New York Infantry (2nd Militia)

 

see his Battle Report

Before Antietam

He enrolled in New York City for three years, and mustered in as Lieutenant Colonel of the 82nd New York Infantry on 7 December 1861. He was promoted Colonel on 26 March 1862.

The rest of the War

He was, briefly, Brigade commander at Chancellorsville but was dismissed 20 May 1863. His dismissal was revoked and he was again mustered as Colonel on 5 September 1863. He mustered out at the end of his term on 25 June 1864.

References & notes

His service data from the State of New York1. .

More on the Web

See his gravesite from Find-a-Grave online.

Birth

1816

Death

1888; burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Syracuse, NY

Notes

1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 30 (for the year 1901), pg. 354  [AotW citation 8391]