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Federal (USV)

Private

Richard Hoffland

(1830 - 1877)

Home State: New Jersey

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th New Jersey Infantry

Before Antietam

He came to America in the 1850s, and was a stonecutter in Belleville, NJ until he enlisted as Private in Company F, 13th New Jersey Infantry on 22 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was with his Company at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He was discharged on disability at the Convalescent Camp, Alexandria, VA on 29 January 1863.

References & notes

Service dates from Stryker1. Thanks to GGGranddaughter Lynn for bringing him to our attention and providing additional details, as well as her posting of his gravesite on Findagrave.

Birth

06/00/1830; Runcorn, Cheshire, ENGLAND

Death

04/28/1877; Cleveland, OH; burial in Woodland Cemetery, Cleveland, OH

Notes

1   State of New Jersey, Adjutant-General's Office, and William S. Stryker, Adjutant General, Record of Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Trenton: John L. Murphy, Steam Book and Job Printer, 1876, Vol. 1, pg. 646  [AotW citation 7918]