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Hancock, William Burr
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 29, credited to Worcester, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF
Service: enl 8/14/61, m/i 10/15/61, CPL, Co. H, 6th VT INF, wdd, Lee's Mill, 4/16/62, m/o 5/1/63

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VITALS
Birth: 01/26/1832, Montpelier, VT
Death: 1907

Burial: Oakwood Cemetery, Red Wing, MN
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer:
Findagrave Memorial #: 91130422
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Gibson Collection
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(State digraphs will show that this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldier's home)

Remarks: None
DESCENDANTS

Great Granduncle of Charlotte Croshaw, Fremont, NE

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BURIAL:
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Oakwood Cemetery, Red Wing, MN
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(Gibson Collection)

Biography

Hancock, William B. (Civil War) farmer, sec. 1, P.O. Red Wing. Born in Oxford, NH, January 26, 1832. Accompanied his parents to Washington County, VT; came to this county in 1853. Was married in December 1855 to Laura Smith. She was born in Washington County, VT on January 13, 1832. Owns 135 acres of land. Mr. Hancock enlisted in 1861 in the 6th regt., VT Infantry. Was wounded in an action in front of Yorktown, VA in consequence of which he was discharged and receives a pension. Have three children - Eugene, Arabella and Maud. Family attends the M.E. Church. (History of Goodhue County, Red Wing, MN, 1878)