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Joseph Eldridge Hamblin

  • Birth 13 Jan 1828 Yarmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 3 Jul 1870 New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Burial Yarmouth Port, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Memorial ID 6473

Civil War Union Brigadier General. Rose from a 1st Lieutenant in the 5th New York Infantry to Brigadier General and brigade commander in the Army of the Potomac. Fought in the first battle of the war at Big Bethel, Virginia (Jule 10, 1861). Led the 65th New York Infantry in the battles of Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville and Gettysburg. He accompanied the VI Corps into the Shenandoah Valley, and led a brigade under General Philip Sheridan. Repeatedly commended, he was promoted to Brigadier General, US Volunteers in May 1865.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 27 Sep 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6473
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Eldridge Hamblin (13 Jan 1828–3 Jul 1870), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6473, citing Woodside Cemetery, Yarmouth Port, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .