Hitchcock, Robert Emmet
Age: 0, credited to Shoreham, VT
Service: USMC, KIA, Bull Run, 7/21/61, top of his head severed by a cannonball, body never recovered, 1st Marine and first Vermont officer killed in civil war [College: NU 59]
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Birth: 09/29/1839, Shoreham, VT
Burial: Lake View Cemetery, Shoreham, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 42987538
Alias?: None noted
College?: NU 59
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)
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Cenotaph in Lakeview Cemetery, Shoreham, VT
Check the cemetery for location/directions and other veterans who may be buried there.
Read The Marine Battalion At The First Battle of Bull Run, which details the death of Lieut. Hitchcock.
Hitchcock's letters to his parents the week before his death.