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John B Hassett
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Birth: unknown
Death: Feb. 12, 1865
Hilton Head Island
Beaufort County
South Carolina, USA

John B. Hassett (also spelled Hassell) was an United Soldier during the American Civil War of 1861 to 1865.

He enlisted on June 14th, 1861, at New York City, New York, for two years service, at the age of 26 and was mustered into service as a private in Company F of the 36th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment on June 19th, 1861, but was transferred to Company E the next day, June 20th. He was wounded twice during his service, the first being on June 1st, 1862, at Fair Oaks, Virginia, and the second on July 1st, 1862, at Turkey Bend, Virginia. At the expiration of the regiments term of service he returned home with them, and was mustered out of service with the company on July 15th, 1863, at New York City, New York.

He re-enlisted on July 23rd, 1863, at New York City, New York, for three years service, and was mustered into service as a Private in Company A of the 17th New York Veteran Volunteer Infantry Regiment on August 7th, 1863, at Camp Sprague, Staten Island, New York. He served with the regiment through its campaigns from Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia, but was taken ill just before the campaign into South Carolina. He was taken to a hospital at Hilton Head, South Carolina, where he died of disease on February 12th, 1865. 
 
Burial:
Beaufort National Cemetery
Beaufort
Beaufort County
South Carolina, USA
Plot: 35, 3834
 
Maintained by: Kenneth Robison II
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 2950118
John B Hassett
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John B Hassett
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Toujours Pret!
- Kenneth Robison II
 Added: Jan. 25, 2011
 
 
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