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Federal (USV)


Hebron Mayhew

(1840 - 1927)

Home State: Maine

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 10th Maine Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21, from Westbrook, he enrolled as 2nd Lieutenant, Company I, First Maine Infantry for 3 months service on 3 May 1861. He was commissioned First Lieutenant, Company I, 10th Maine Infantry, and mustered on 4 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He was with his Company in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862, and led the Company after Captain Furbish was killed. He was himself wounded in the wrist, but "tied his handkerchief over the wound and stayed by his Company".

The rest of the War

He was appointed Captain to date from 17 September, and mustered out on 7 May 1863.

References & notes

Service from The Maine Adjutant General1 and Gould's History. 2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


07/17/1840; Wilton, ME


1927; Westbrook, ME; burial in Saccarappa Cemetery, Westbrook, ME


1   State of Maine, Adjutant General's Office, and John L. Hodsdon, AG, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Maine for the Year ending December 31, 1862, Augusta: Stevens and Sayward, Printers to the State, 1863, pp. 288  [AotW citation 17427]

2   Gould, John Mead, History of the First - Tenth - Twenty-ninth Maine regiment, Portland: Stephen Berry, 1871, pp. 242, 653  [AotW citation 17428]