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Federal (USV)


Henry J. Amor Hebard

(c. 1842 - 1929)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

He was a 19 year old engineer living in Milton when he enlisted as Private on 29 July 1861. He was in Company A.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was away from the regiment recuperating from October - December 1862. He was promoted to Corporal on 1 May 1863, and may have been wounded at Gettysburg on 1 July 1863. He transferred as Corporal to Company A of the 39th Massachusetts Infantry on 14 July 1864 when the 13th Infantry mustered out of service.

After the War

He later lived in Alameda, California for more than 50 years.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. Personal details from his death notice in the Oakland (Ca) Tribune of 26 February 1929, page 4.


c. 1842; Norwich, CT


02/23/1929; San Leandro, CA


1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. II, pp. 72 - 130  [AotW citation 2893]