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Hitchcock, Robert Emmet

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 0, credited to Shoreham, VT
Unit(s): USMC
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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VITALS

Birth: 09/29/1839, Shoreham, VT
Death: 07/21/1861

Burial: Lake View Cemetery, Shoreham, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 42987538

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Unknown
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)

Remarks: None

DESCENDANTS

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Cenotaph in Lakeview Cemetery, Shoreham, VT

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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.

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