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John Wesley Hammer
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Birth: Jul. 7, 1837
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: 1868
Denver
Denver County
Colorado, USA

A letter I received from a relative has this about him:
"Served in a Pnns regiment during the Civil War, and was a prisoner in the infamous Andersonville Prison. He was fed on raw pumpkins for 3 months while there. He was killed by accident in Denver, Colorado on his 2nd trip West. He was shot in the back by a man who admitted that he had shot the wrong man and was hanged for the deed in Denver."
I've never been able to find where he was buried, but I assume it was in the Denver area.

Family records indicate that he was unmarried. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Charles Monteville Hammer (1810 - 1866)
  Ann Brown Wiggill (1814 - 1899)
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph Major Hammar (1832 - 1905)*
  Charles Monteville Hammer (1835 - 1902)*
  John Wesley Hammer (1837 - 1868)
  James Henry Hammer (1840 - 1885)*
  Sarah Ann Hammer Dwyer (1843 - 1897)*
  Clara Elizabeth Hammer Green (1849 - 1922)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Non-Cemetery Burial
Specifically: Killed in the Denver area, burial place uknown
 
Created by: vaunamri
Record added: Dec 12, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32138870
 


- vaunamri
 Added: May. 25, 2009
 
 
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