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Federal (USV)


Benjamin G. Hodgkins

(1843 - 1882)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 35th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 19 year old resident of Newburyport, MA, he enrolled as Private, Company B, 35th Massachusetts Infantry, and mustered in August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was in action on South Mountain and at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He was also at Fredericksburg, VA and Jackson, MS. He was discharged for disability on 29 November 1863.

After the War

He was killed in a railroad accident and buried in Newburyport in 1882.

References & notes

Basic information from Carruth1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


02/15/1843; Newburyport, MA


03/09/1882; Newburyport, MA; burial in Highland Cemetery, Newburyport, MA


1   Carruth, Sumner, and others of the Committee of the Regimental Association, History of the Thirty-Fifth Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers, 1862-1865, Boston: Mills, Knight & Company, 1884, Roster, pp. 14 - 15  [AotW citation 15076]