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Frederick L. Hitchcock
Birth: 1837
Death: 1924

Civil War Union Army Officer. He enlisted in the Union Army in response to the outbreak of the Civil War, and recieved a commission of 1st Lieutenant and Regimental Adjutant of the 132nd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. In this role he was with his unit at the September 1862 Battle of Antietam, Maryland, and participated in the Union assult on the "Bloody Lane." He later wrote an account of the action that is still quoted by historians today. In February 1864 he was tabbed to officer one of the newly raised African American regiments, becoming the Lieutenant Colonel of the 25th United States Colored Troops. he was soon advanced to Colonel and commander of the regiment, and led it as it was assigned first to garrison duty in Florida, then in occupation duty after the end of the war. He served until December 1865, when the regiment was mustered out of Federal service. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Parents:
  Daniel Hitchcock (1809 - 1846)
  Mary Peck Hitchcock (1812 - 1840)
 
 Spouse:
  Caroline Neal Kingsbury Hitchcock (1843 - 1930)*
 
 Children:
  Carrie Guilford Hitchcock (1882 - 1925)*
 
 Siblings:
  Edwin S. Hitchcock (____ - 1862)*
  Irving Lyman Hitchcock (1834 - 1839)*
  Frederick L. Hitchcock (1837 - 1924)
  Mary Peck Hitchcock Wood (1839 - 1882)*
  Harriet Eunice Hitchcock Guilford (1843 - 1914)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Dunmore Cemetery
Dunmore
Lackawanna County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: May 13, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8751928
Frederick L. Hitchcock
Added by: Laurie Hitchcock Roy
 
Frederick L. Hitchcock
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
Frederick L. Hitchcock
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
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Member No.17, G.A.R. Post 139, Age-42. Joined, 15 Jul 1879
- Sgt Ted Myers
 Added: Jan. 8, 2015
Served in the Scranton City Guard and the 13th PA Infantry Regiment (NGP). "Those Great American's In Dirty Shirt Blue"
- Sgt Ted Myers
 Added: Oct. 12, 2014
I just read your book "War From The Inside" Thank you so much for your service!
- Bill Foley
 Added: Apr. 12, 2013
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