|Birth: ||Nov. 22, 1839|
|Death: ||Feb. 4, 1922|
CIVIL WAR VETERAN
Co A 1st Mich Cav. & Co F 1st Mich Cav.
Dakin, Hubbard H. Residence Ingham County. Mich. Enlisted in company A, First Cavalry, Aug. 13, 1861, at Detroit, Mich. for 3 years, age 21. Mustered Sept. 3, 1861.
Taken prisoner at Wolf's Run Shoals, Jan. 18, 1863. Returned to regiment at Fairfax, VA., May 18, 1863. Transfered to company F, March 6, 1864.
He was taken prisoner two more times. Taken prisoner at Trevillian Station, VA., June 11, 1864. Released at Venus Point, GA., Nov. 21, 1864. The last time it was at Civilian Station. He was sent to Richmond, VA., to the Libby Prison, for two weeks and transferred from there to Andersonville, were he was confined six months. When released from there, he was sent to Camp Melon, near Savannh Harbor, for 10 weeks, and from there to Baltimore, where he was given a furlough home. Later being discharged at Detroit, Mich. April 5, 1865.
In these six battles there were more than 73,000 Union cauualties; more than 127,000 total casualties. In total he was prisoner of war more than 13 months time. Of the 45,000 prisoners at Andersonville 12,913 died. (pretty amzing that he made it home!)
Information taken from Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War 1861-1865.
Member of the Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.) Frank Hicks Post No. 78 of Dansville, Ingham County, Michigan.
1880-A farmer in Ingham Twp, Ingham County, Michigan
Ingham County News
Hubbard H. Dakin
Hubbard H. Dakin was born in the township of Ingham, November 21, 1839 and has spent all his life here, excepting four years spent in the copper mines in northern Michigan, previous to his enlisting, when the war broke out, at Detroit, September 3rd, 1861.
In the 1st Michigan Cavalary company he fought 12 battles, six of worthy mention: the battle of Gettysburg, Jamestown, Falling Waters, Battle of the Widerness, Spottsylvania and Battle of Bull Run.
He was taken prisoner three times, the last time at Civilian Station, was sent to Richmond, Virginia, to the Libby prison, for two weeks, and transferred from there to Andersonville, were he was confined six months. When released from there, he was sent to Camp Melon, near Savanah Harbor, for ten weeks, and from there to Balitmore, when he was given a furlough home, later being discharged at Detroit, March 27, 1865.
He married to Mary Moran February 23, 1867, who passed on May 30, 1889. To this union were born five children, Mrs Edith Tedman, of Summit City. Ernest and Edward Dakin of Lansing; Floyd Dakin, who served and died in the Spanish American War, Feb 3, 1901, and Jesse Roberts of Redford, where he pass away February 3rd, 1922.
The funeral services were held at the home, Monday, February 6th, conducted by Rev. F. A. Gorsline. Interment in the Dansville Cemetery.
Jacob D. Dakin (1798 - 1862)
Mahala Eggleston Dakin (1803 - 1867)
Mary Moran Dakin (1847 - 1889)
Ernest C Dakin (1870 - 1943)*
Edward H. Dakin (1872 - 1958)*
Floyd Dakin (1875 - 1901)*
Michael D. Dakin (1822 - 1894)*
John B. Dakin (1823 - 1891)*
Mary Ann Dakin Warfle (1826 - 1904)*
Margaret Dakin Warfle (1829 - 1850)*
Sarah C. Dakin Wemple Coomer (1830 - 1894)*
Rachel B Dakin Weston Ferguson (1832 - 1902)*
Elisha H Dakin (1834 - 1896)*
Elizabeth Dakin Warfle (1836 - 1908)*
Daniel LeBar Dakin (1838 - 1906)*
Hubbard H Dakin (1839 - 1922)
Alfred A Dakin (1842 - 1892)*
Abraham A Dakin (1844 - 1885)*
FAMILY MONUMENT-"H.H.Dakin / Born Nov 22,1839 / Died Feb 4,1922"
Civil War Monument
H. H. Dakin
Co. B/ 26th Mich Inf
(This maybe a misprint and there is no record of him serving in the 26th)
Small marker: "H.H. DAKIN /1839 - 1922"
Plot: Lot 339 Row 16 Sec 3B.
Maintained by: Leanne M. Meyer
Originally Created by: dialynna
Record added: May 01, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36621465