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Federal (USV)


Edward E. Hatton

(1839 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 35th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

Of English parents, he joined his family in Massachusetts by 1853 (1856?) and was three years at Dedham High School. He was a 22 year old clerk in Dedham, MA when he enlisted there on 23 July 1861, and he mustered as Corporal, Company I, 35th Massachusetts Infantry on 16 August 1862 at Camp Stanton in Lynnfield.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from Soldiers, Sailors and Marines1 and and his Compiled Service Records,2 online from fold3. Personal details from a bio sketch in Reflections (1889), the yearbook of Dedham High School. His gravesite is on Findagrave, which has his middle name as Eversdyk.

Thanks to Michael Mouradian for the pointer to Hatton.


12/1839; Demerara-Mahaica, BRITISH GUYANA


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Village Cemetery, Dedham, MA


1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 3, pg. 697  [AotW citation 17688]

2   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Soldiers who served in US Volunteer organizations enlisted for service during the Civil War, Record Group No. 94 (Adjutant General's Office, 1780's-1917), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 28296]