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Federal (USV)


Martin B. Hoxsie

(1837 - 1913)

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 11th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

From Windsor Locks, CT, he enlisted on 21 October 1861 and mustered as Private, Company B, 11th Connecticut Infantry on the 24 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by saber cut which fractured "the outer table of the left parietal bone" (skull) in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated for his wound and the insanity which "was subsequently developed" at a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD from 1 October to 23 December 1862, when he was discharged for disability.

References & notes

Service information from Ingersoll,1 who has him as Martin B. Hoxie. Wound and hospital details from the MSHWR 2 and the Patient List, which has him as Hoxey.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave.




07/06/1913; burial in Grove Cemetery, Windsor Locks, CT


1   Ingersoll, Colin Macrae, Adjutant-General, Catalogue of Connecticut Volunteer Organizations in the Service of the United States, 1861-1865, Hartford: Brown & Gross, 1869, pg. 468  [AotW citation 20544]

2   Barnes, Joseph K., and US Army, Office of the Surgeon General, The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, 6 books, Washington DC: US Government Printing Office, 1870, Vol. 2, Part 1, pg. 20  [AotW citation 20545]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #779  [AotW citation 20546]