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 Edward Hatch

Edward Hatch

Birth
Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, USA
Death 11 Apr 1889 (aged 56)
Fort Robinson, Dawes County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, USA
Plot Section A-Off, site 2204
Memorial ID 10030 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brevet Major General. In 1861, he was commissioned a Captain in the 2nd Iowa Cavalry and after the campaign to Corinth, Mississippi, he was appointed Colonel. He led a brigade at the Battle of Corinth, then in Grierson's Raid and was wounded in 1863. While recovering, he commanded the cavalry depot in St. Louis, Missouri and was promoted Brigadier General in April 1864. He served in Tennessee and led troops in the Franklin and Nashville Campaigns, ending his combat service. For recognition of his wartime service, he was brevetted Major General of US Volunteers in March 1865. After the war, he remained in the Regular Army as Colonel in command of the 9th US Cavalry, Department of the Southwest.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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Colonel, 5th Cavalry; Brevet Major General, U.S. Army; Born in Bangor, Maine, December 22, 1832; Died at Fort Robinson, Nebraska, April 11, 1889


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  • Added: 20 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10030
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Hatch (22 Dec 1832–11 Apr 1889), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10030, citing Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery, Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .