Dr Abraham Hoch Landis

Dr Abraham Hoch Landis

Birth
Butler County, Ohio, USA
Death 9 Nov 1896 (aged 75)
Logansport, Cass County, Indiana, USA
Burial Logansport, Cass County, Indiana, USA
Plot 12- -
Memorial ID 34816313 · View Source
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Civil War Union Army Surgeon. He was mustered in as an Assistant Surgeon in the 35th Ohio Volunteer Infantry on November 13, 1862. He was severely wounded at the June 1864 Battle of Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia, and was honorably mustered out on September 27, 1864.

On September 1, 1865 he filed for a US Army Invalid Veteran Pension (Application #86177, Certificate #74507).

On January 2, 1898 his wife, Mary Kumler Landis, filed for a US Army Widow's Pension (Application #645190, Certificate #445724).

He was the father of 1st Major League Baseball Commissioner Kennesaw Mountain Landis.

Obituary: Dr. A. H. Landis, of Logansport, Well-Known Army Surgeon. LOGANSPORT, Ind., Nov. 9 - Dr. A. H. Landis, of this city, died this afternoon at the advanced age of seventy-five. He was the father of Hon. Kenesaw M. Landis, of Chicago, private secretary of the late Secretary of State W. Q. Gresham during Cleveland's first administration, and also father of Congressman-elect C. B. Landis, of the Ninth Indiana district. Deceased was one of the most respected citizens of this city. He served through the war as surgeon of the Thirty-fifth Ohio Volunteer Infantry and was severely wounded at Kenesaw mountain. He has contributed valuable information in the shape of historical reference to battles in which he participated and was widely known through his war writings. W. K. Landis, formerly an Indianapolis newspaper man, now of the Marion Chronicle, together with Fred Landis, a young attorney of this city, are sons of the deceased. [Indiana State Journal (Indianapolis, Indiana), Wednesday, November 11, 1896, pg. 5]



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  • Created by: Mark
  • Added: 14 Mar 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 34816313
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Abraham Hoch Landis (14 Feb 1821–9 Nov 1896), Find A Grave Memorial no. 34816313, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Logansport, Cass County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Mark (contributor 46832165) .