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Federal (USV)


Hamilton Alexander Higby

(1838 - 1862)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

From Hillsdale. Enlisted in Company C, Seventh Infantry, 26 August 1861 at Jonesville for 3 years, age 22. Mustered the same day as Corporal.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died 27 September 1862 of wounds received in action at Antietam.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Michigan1. Details from family genealogists.


12/04/1838; Willsboro, NY


09/27/1862; burial in Memorial Cemetery, Willsboro, NY


1   State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 7, pp. 47 - 54  [AotW citation 12066]