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John Hilton
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Birth: unknown
Death: Jun. 20, 1864
Andersonville
Sumter County
Georgia, USA

John Hilton was age 23 and a fisherman by occupation when he enlisted in the U.S. Navy on November 13, 1861, at Boston, Massachusetts, for the war (meaning a term of 3 years), as an Ordinary Seaman, to the credit of Boston. He served on the Receiving Ship OHIO, at the Naval Station at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and aboard the U.S.S. TAHOMA. He was taken prisoner on October 7, 1863, and eventially confined at Camp Sumter, Andersonville, Georgia, as a Prisoner of War, where he died of diarrhea. He is buried in grave 2215.

Sources: MASS. SOLDIERS..., 8: 175; Goss, THE SOLDIER'S STORY..., p. 355. 
 
Burial:
Andersonville National Cemetery
Andersonville National Historic Site
Macon County
Georgia, USA
Plot: 2215
 
Created by: Leon Edmund Basile
Record added: Sep 24, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30039493
John Hilton
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To my Great Great Uncle - rest in peace.
- terri
 Added: Mar. 28, 2014

- Rubbings
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-Anonymous
 Added: Sep. 9, 2009
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