Babbitt, Elbridge Harris
Age: 0, credited to Randolph, VTVITALS
Birth: 01/23/1844, Bethel, VTADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
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Elbridge H. Babbitt
ELBRIDGE H. BABBITT, a son of S.A. Babbitt, of West Randolph, while at school at Norwich University, enlisted June 7, 1862, in the U.S. 17th Infantry, as Sergeant, with headquarters at Portland Fort Preble, Me.
He soon went with his regiment to the Army of the Potomac, Harrison's Landing, Va., was at the Battle of Fredericksburg, and in the skirmishes of that campaign; was seriously wounded at Gettysburg, July 2, 1863, sent to the hospital at Philadelphia.
March 5, 1864, he was transferred to the N. C. U(nion) Vols., as 2d Lieut, thereby joining a brother, the surgeon of the regiment, whose memoirs have been furnished for publication in this volume.
He was, most of the time, acting adjutant general until mustering out of the regiment, June 27, 1865, at the close of the war. He is now residing in the West.
Hemenway's Historical Gazetteer, 1871, 2:994
Submitted By: Deanna French.