Horace E. Sampson

Horace E. Sampson

Birth
Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 19 Sep 1917 (aged 71)
Hull, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Hull, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 75961799 · View Source
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Civil War Veteran
Private, Co. E, 18th Massachusetts Infantry
Sergeant, Co. C, 2nd Massachusetts Heavy Artillery

Horace E. Sampson was the son of Eden and Lydia (Soule) Sampson.

He was a 15 year-old Student from Duxbury, MA, when he enlisted in that town on May 23, 1861 and was mustered into the 18th Mass. Infantry on August 24, 1861 as a Private in Co. E.

Horace was engaged with his Regiment in 1862 in the Peninsula Campaign, including the Siege of Yorktown. He was captured and taken prisoner at Gaines Mills, VA on June 28, 1862 and held as a Prisoner of War at Belle Island, Richmond, VA until his release on August 6, 1862. Horace was sent on board a hospital transport at Harrisons Landing on Aug. 14, 1862 for medical treatment. He was discharged due to disability, caused by lameness of his left leg, at Fort Monroe, VA on Dec. 25, 1862.

Horace enlisted again for military service and was mustered into Co. C, 2nd Regt. Mass. Heavy Artillery as a Private on May 4, 1863 and did duty in North Carolina. He was honorably discharged as a Sergeant at Boston on Sept. 3, 1865.


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  • Created by: Donald Thompson
  • Added: 4 Sep 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 75961799
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Horace E. Sampson (23 Sep 1845–19 Sep 1917), Find A Grave Memorial no. 75961799, citing Hull Village Cemetery, Hull, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Donald Thompson (contributor 46594704) .