|Birth: ||Mar. 12, 1846|
St. Lawrence County
New York, USA
|Death: ||Aug. 15, 1938|
Son of Phillip Hitsman and Laura Gregory.
Husband of Nancy Louisa Baker.
Father of Philip Lewis, William, John E., Anna, James R., Alice L., Curtis B., Thomas A., John S. and Nellie Hitsman.
Brother of Robert, Moses, Elizabeth, John F., Philip, Jane and James Hitsman.
Philip's obituary was in the Aug. 18, 1938 New York Times on page 19, colum 3, and reads as follows:
93 YEAR OLD VETERAN OF CIVIL WAR SERVED UNDER GRANT
WINCHESTER, Ont., Aug. 17 (Canadian Press). --- Philip Hitsman , 93 year old veteran of the Civil War, is dead. He had lived here for the last Seventy-four years and had long been chief constable of the villiage.
Born at Waddington, N.Y., Mr. Hitsman first enlisted with the Union Army at Concord, N.Y., but was discharged because he was under 18 years of age. Later he reenlisted at De Kalb, N.Y., and served under General Grant. He took part in the battles of Hatch's run, Pebble Farm and Weldon Railroad.
Philip is buried in the Maple Ridge cemetry, Williamsburg, Ontario, Canada
Nancy Louisa Baker Hitsman (1847 - 1887)*
Margaret Alzina Hanes Hitsman (1855 - 1928)*
John E. Hitsman (1871 - 1872)*
James R. Hitsman (1876 - 1893)*
Alice Laura Hitsman Fader (1877 - 1929)*
Maple Ridge Cemetery
Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Created by: LAlcott - MN
Record added: Jul 04, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11289404
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Philip is my 1st cousin twice removed.|
Philip Hitsman also known as Philip Hitchman, enlisted in the Union Army on Sep 2, 1864 & was mustered out on Jun 17, 1865.
He enlisted at age 18 and was 5 ft. 8 Inches tall with gray eyes, dark hair and a dark...(Read more)
LAlcott - MN
Added: Jul. 4, 2005