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Douglas Hapeman
Birth: Jan. 15, 1839
Ephratah
Fulton County
New York, USA
Death: Jun. 3, 1905
Ottawa
LaSalle County
Illinois, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Colonel in the Union Army. He was a prisoner of war. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Lt. Colonel in the 104th Illinois Infantry for action on July 20, 1864 at Peach Tree Creek, Georgia. His citation reads "With conspicuous coolness and bravery rallied his men under a severe attack, reformed the broken ranks, and repulsed the attack." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Ella Thomas Hapeman (1849 - 1907)*
 
 Children:
  Mary T Hapeman Hoffman (1869 - 1940)*
  William Thomas Hapeman (1873 - 1949)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Ottawa Avenue Cemetery
Ottawa
LaSalle County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Bushnell Addition, Lot 76
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Nov 21, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8111738
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You were my 4th Great Uncle on my father's side of my family. My 2x Great Grandmother was Ermina "Mina" Hapeman (Carter).
- Cathy (Wilson) Cupat
 Added: Jun. 12, 2016
Thank you, Colonel for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Jun. 3, 2016

- James Snow
 Added: Jun. 3, 2015
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