Hatch, Elisha P.
Age: 21, credited to Whitingham, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/4/62, m/i 9/1/62, CPL, Co. E, 11th VT INF, m/o 6/24/65
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Birth: abt 1841, Halifax, VT
Burial: Wood National Cemetery, Milwaukee, WI
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Dan Taylor
Findagrave Memorial #: 2910200
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/12/1890, WI
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: IL, WI
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)
Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career
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Vets Body in River.
Old Soldier Loses His Life at Foot of Washington Street in the Kinnickinnic.
Milwaukee, Wis., June 3. -- The body of a man identified as that of Elisha P. Hatch, an old soldier, was found in the Kinnickinnic river near the foot of Washington street this morning by the lifesaving crew and taken to the morgue.
Hatch was 66 years old and quartermaster sergeant of Co. E, First regiment, Vermont artillery. He is survived by a brother, R. A. Hatch of Appleton. The body was identified from his pass to Soldier's home which was found in his pocket. He will be buried Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock at the soldier's home.
Source: The Watertown (WI) News, 7 Jun 1907.
Transcribed by Deanna French