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Hosmer, Andrew Jackson

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 32, credited to Chester, VT
Unit(s): 44th IL INF
Service: CAPT, Co. F, 44th IL INF, kia, Stones River, 12/31/62

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VITALS

Birth: 1829, Chester, VT
Death: 12/31/1862

Burial: Stones River National Cemetery, Murfreesboro, TN
Marker/Plot: N-5424
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 54875738

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Catherine, 2/20/1863 + minor child, 2/23/1872
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
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

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Stones River National Cemetery, TN

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Obituary

Among the New Englanders that fell in the bloody contest near Murfreesboro, was Capt. A. J. Hosmer, a native of Vermont, and formerly a resident of Boston, whence he migrated to the West a few years since. He was in the 44th Illinois regiment, and was shot through the head while rallying and encouraging his men. He was a brave officer, beloved by his men and respected by his superiors. He left a wife who is now in Boston, and several children, but all of the latter but one have since died.

Source: St. Johnsbury Caledonian, January 30, 1863
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.