Age: 25, credited to
Unit(s): 44th MA INF
Service: enl, Lawrence, 8/14/62, m/i, CORP, 9/1/62, Co. C, 44th MA INF, 1SGT, no date, comn 2LT, 5/28/63 (9/1/63), resgnd 1/31/64; comn 1LT, Co. K, 6th MA INF, 7/13/64, m/i 7/14/64, m/o 10/27/64 (ref. to Co. I, 6th MA, but not on roster)
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Birth: 12/07/1836, Plainfield, VT
Burial: Bellevue Cemetery, Lawrence, MA
Marker/Plot: Group 5, Lot 10, Grave 3
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 46333549
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/10/1904, MA
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Bellevue Cemetery, Lawrence, MA
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CAPT. MOULTON BATCHELDER (Jonathan M., Jonathan M., Nathaniel, Thomas, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, Stephen), b. Plainfield, Vt., Dec. 7 1836; m. July 21, 1858, Mary Jane Rowe, b. July, 1836. He was born on the old place in Plainfield, and after his father's death resided wit his sister, Adeline, until he was 20 years of age, when he went to lie in Lawrence, Mass. After a residence there of two years, he was appointed on the police force. At the breaking out of the Civil War he enlisted in the 44th Mass. Vols., and served in South Carolina. He was soon promoted to a captaincy, and while commanding his company assisted in the capture of Forts Wagner and Johnson. At the expiration of his term of service he returned home, but soon re-enlisted, and was stationed in Georgia. He was there detailed to take charge of a camp of prisoners of war. On his return to Lawrence, he was at once appointed on the police force. About 1881, he was appointed by the governor of Massachusetts on the state detective force, and after a long service was appointed corporation detective in his adopted city. He is an able and faithful officer and efficient detective; res. Lawrence.
Frederick Clifton Pierce, Batchelder, Batcheller Genealogy: Descendants of Rev. Stephen Bachiler, of England, A Leading Non-Conformist, Who Settled The Town of New Hampton N.H., and Joseph, Henry, Joshua and John Batcheller of Essex Co., Massachusetts, (Press of W. B. Conkey Company, Chicago, Ill., 1898), pp 273-4.