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Capt Hugh C. Moffitt
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Birth: May 15, 1835
Ohio, USA
Death: Jul. 5, 1864
Clinton
Hinds County
Mississippi, USA

Captain Moffitt, a soldier of the Union Army, was killed in action near Clinton, Mississippi on 7-5-1864 while serving with Co. M of the 11th Illinois Cavalry.

Capt. Moffitt came into the Union Army as a Lt. on September 27,1861 in Chillicothe, Illinois, and went into Federal Service on December 20, 1861. He was 26, and stood 5ft.8 inches with brown hair and hazel eyes. He was single and a clerk.

Awards: Civil War Medal. 
 
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 Parents:
  James Moffitt (1812 - 1843)
  Mary Ann Stewart Cutright (1815 - 1859)
 
 Siblings:
  Hugh C. Moffitt (1835 - 1864)
  Mary Jane Moffitt Wilmot (1839 - 1914)*
  Nathaniel Stewart Cutright (1850 - 1927)**
  James Moffitt Cutright (1852 - 1905)**
  John William Cutright (1855 - 1921)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Chillicothe City Cemetery
Chillicothe
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: David C. Henderson
Record added: Oct 07, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42804787
Capt Hugh C. Moffitt
Added by: John Melton
 
Capt Hugh C. Moffitt
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Added by: Dan Ryan
 
 
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Cap't. Moffitt you gave your life in front of Provine Chapel in Clinton, Ms. when "...we met the enemy in force...on July 5, 1864....We received an unexpected volley from ambush...Our brave and gallant Captain H. C. Moffitt fell from his horse dead." ...(Read more)
- WALLACE FAMILY
 Added: Feb. 10, 2016

- Angel of Flowers
 Added: Aug. 29, 2015
Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace.
- Renata
 Added: Oct. 23, 2012
 
 
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