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 Joseph Eldridge Hamblin

Joseph Eldridge Hamblin

Birth
Yarmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 3 Jul 1870 (aged 42)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Yarmouth Port, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 6473 · View Source
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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.

Bio by: Russ Dodge


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  • 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 .