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Federal (USV)


Joel Hance

(1840 - 1908)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 23rd Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 20, he enlisted as a Private in Company D, 23rd Ohio Infantry on 20 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was with his Company on the Maryland Campaign of 1862, and helped bury Private Hiram Durkee at Fox's Gap on 14 September.

The rest of the War

He mustered out with his Company on 26 July 1865.

References & notes

His service from the State of Ohio.1 His presence in Maryland thanks to descendant R.C. Durkee. His gravesite is on Findagrave.




10/11/1908; Erie County, OH; burial in Ohio Veterans Home Cemetery, Sandusky, OH


1   State of Ohio, Roster Commission, Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, 12 Volumes, Akron: The Werner Company, 1893-95, Vol. 3, pg. 95  [AotW citation 27564]