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
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: 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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Wood National Cemetery, WI
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VETS BODY IN RIVER:
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 quarter master sergeant of Co. E., First Regiment, Vermont artillery. He is survived by a brother, R. A. Hatch, of Appleton.
He was identified from his pass to Soldiers Home, which was found in his pocket. He will be buried Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock at the Soldiers Home.
Source: Watertown Weekly Leader (WI), June 7, 1907
Courtesy of Deanna French