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Nathan Overman Hill
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Birth: May 6, 1844
Rush County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jul. 24, 1927
Furnas County
Nebraska, USA

Husband of Marietta Caldwell Hill; father of Edgar, Rena, Roy, Florence & Orpha Hill.

He volunteered in the 9th Indiana cavalry, Company E, Army of the Cumberland, was captured at the Battle of Franklin, Tennessee (Dec. 1864), taken to Cahaba, AL prison, and then transferred to Andersonville, GA, where he stayed until the end of the war. He was honorably discharged at the end of the Civil War on July 6, 1865.

Andersonville, or Camp Sumter as it was officially known, was one of the largest of many Confederate military prisons established during the Civil War. It was built early in 1864 after Confederate officials decided to move the large number of Federal prisoners kept in and around Richmond, Virginia, to a place of greater security and a more abundant food supply. During the 14 months the prison existed, more than 45,000 Union soldiers were confined here. Of these, almost 13,000 died from disease, poor sanitation, malnutrition, overcrowding, or exposure to the elements. 
Family links: 
  Marietta Caldwell Hill (1847 - 1918)
  Edgar H Hill (1870 - 1959)*
  Orpha M. Hill Tower (1873 - 1940)*
  Roy E. Hill (1879 - 1967)*
*Calculated relationship
Arapahoe Cemetery
Furnas County
Nebraska, USA
Maintained by: barbmatu
Originally Created by: Beverly Davis Valcovic
Record added: Jan 19, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10347217
Nathan Overman Hill
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Nathan Overman Hill
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