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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

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Gibson Collection
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

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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Photo

John Gibson Collection

William B. Hancock

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)

Note: A picture of this soldier is available in the Gibson Collection.

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