Oscar and his father insisted that the name is (spelled) Hammon and not Hammond. Enlisted 29 Aug 1862 in Company G 160th New York State Infantry, discharged 11 Nov. 1865. Learned harness making in Attica, NY. Had a business there for 15 years then moved to Batavia about 1880. Son Leon joined him about 1888 (Hammond & Son, 126 Elliot St. Batavia, NY). Clyde S. Henderson family records.