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Hill, Herbert E.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Marlboro, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 12/9/63, m/i 1/12/64, Pvt, Co. I, 8th VT INF, pr CPL 5/2/65, m/o 6/28/65

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1845, Boston, MA
Death: 04/08/1892

Burial: Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett, MA
Marker/Plot: 2469 Highland Avenue
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
Portrait?: Gibson Collection, 8th Vermont Infantry Regimental History
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Remarks: None

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett, MA

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Photo

John Gibson Collection

Photo

(Carpenter's History
Eighth Regiment
Vermont Volunteers
)

BIOGRAPHY

Herbert E. Hill has been successful in the cotton business and cotton manufacturing, which has brought with it a large and pleasant acquaintance through the South. He has been vice commander-in-chief of the Grand Army of the Republic. While secretary of the Middlesex Club, of Boston, he secured a visit of one week from Gen. Grant, as guest of the club. He was selected by the electoral college as special messenger to carry to Washington the Massachusetts vote for Garfield and Arthur.

Source: 8th Vermont Infantry Regimental History off-site page 261

Herbert E. Hill

New York Times
April 9, 1892

Col. Herbert E. Hill died in Somerville, Mass., yesterday aged forty-seven. He served through the war in the Eighth Vermont Volunteers. He was later Senior Aide de Camp on the staff of Gen. Moore of the Massachusetts Militia, served as Vice Commander in Chief of the National Grand Army of the Republic and was prominent in military affairs.

Courtesy of Tom Boudreau

8th Vermont Infantry Regimental History