(1825 - 1892)
Home State: New Hampshire
Command Billet: Aide-de-Camp
Branch of Service: Sharpshooters
He owned and operated a hardware and farm implement store in Lebanon, NH from 1856 or earlier, up to the War. He was appointed First Lieutenant, Company F, 2nd US Sharpshooters on 19 September 1861.
On the Campaign
He was Aide-de-camp on General John Gibbon's staff on the Maryland Campaign, and was at South Mountain on the 14th and Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was in action at Gettysburg with the General, and resigned his commission in the Sharpshooters on 29 August 1863.
After the War
He moved from New Hampshire to Wilkes-Barre, PA in 1871, and was in business there as Hildreth & Company. He left an estate of greater than $1,000,000 when he died in 1892.
References & notes
08/06/1825; Plainfield, NH
06/01/1892 Wilkes-Barre, PA
1 State of New Hampshire, Adjutant-General's Office, and Augustus D. Ayling, AG, Revised Register of the Soldiers and Sailors of New Hampshire in the War of the Rebellion 1861-1866 , 2 Volumes, Concord: Ira C. Evans, Public Printer, 1895, Vol. 2, pg. 979 [AotW citation 10332]