Lt. Henry Abbot

Lt. Henry Abbot

Birth
Bunker Hill, Macoupin County, Illinois, USA
Death 23 Dec 1898 (aged 22)
Fort Bliss, El Paso County, Texas, USA
Burial Hillsboro, Montgomery County, Illinois, USA
Plot Section 2B Plot 3-1
Memorial ID 66635212 · View Source
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Abbot or Abbott, Henry, Jan. 15, 1876 born at Bunker Hill, Ill., son of William and Elise or Elsie Abbot; June 11, 1897 graduated from West Point (55/67) and appointed additional 2ndlt., 20th U. S. Infantry Rgt. 1897-1898 at Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas; March 5, 1898 2ndlt., 1st U. S. Infantry Rgt. 1898 at Tampa, Fla. Dec. 23, 1898 died at Ft. Bliss, Texas of a hemorrhage.

Father Abbot, William, February 1845 born in Illinois; June 6, 16, 1862 enlisted at Hillsboro, Ill. as 1stsgt., Co. C, 70th Ill. Infantry Rgt. Oct. 23, 1862 mo at Camp Butler, Ill. June 14, 1872 graduated from West Point (8/57) and appointed 2ndlt., 9th U. S. Infantry Rgt. 1872-1876 frontier duty; c.1873 married Elise or Elsie E. W. F. Abbot (March 1847 born in Prussia); March 27, 1876 resigned; 1880 and 1900 lawyer in Hillsboro, Ill. May 20, 1907 applied for a pension (application #1364495/certificate #1138274); Aug. 31, 1919 died in Illinois; Sept. 20, 1919 his widow applied for a pension (application #1146472); Children: Julia E. Abbot, c.1874 born in Illinois; Henry Abbot, Jan. 15, 1876 born in Illinois; Stephen Abbot, Dec. 8, 1878 born in Illinois
brother Abbot, Stephen, Dec. 8, 1878 born in Illinois, son of William and Elise or Elsie Abbott; June 12, 1902 graduated from West Point (16/54) and appointed 2ndlt., Artillery Corps; 1904-1908 West Point instructor; 1911 retired for disability as capt. 1911-1932 periodic active duty; 1920 army officer at Randlett, Utah; 1940-1950 lawyer and farm manager in Utah and Illinois; Aug. 20, 1961 died at Denver, Colo. wife Helene, daughter Helene

Sources: Illinois: Roster of Officers and Enlisted Men; US Census; West Point Register; Heitman


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Gravesite Details Born Bunker Hill, IL Died Fort Bliss, Texas

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  • Created by: Tom Fury
  • Added: 8 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 66635212
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lt. Henry Abbot (15 Jan 1876–23 Dec 1898), Find A Grave Memorial no. 66635212, citing Oak Grove Cemetery, Hillsboro, Montgomery County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Tom Fury (contributor 46559527) .