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Private William R. Hodge
2nd Regiment, Co. D, NY Volunteers, Heavy Artillery
Aug, Oct 1863: Cutting Timber of Engineers Dept.
William was born 1824 in Neversink, Sullivan Co., NY to Joel & Lucy Fish Hodge.
He enlistment in 1861 at the age of 37. He was a lumberman living in Sullivan Co, NY with his wife Lorana (dau/o Wm & Sara Cole) and 2 verified children; Ellery Cole Hodge, apx. age 6, and Lucy B. Hodge, apx age 2.
During the war William was injured a couple times before mustering out 22 May 1865 at Washington DC ‘Per Telegram’. This is the same day Jefferson Davis was imprisoned at Fort Monroe, VA.
Some time after the war William took his family to Bradford Co., PA. After his death in 1896 he was buried in his son’s plot at Chemung Village Cemetery in New York. His death location is not yet known. His wife lived on for about 19 more years.
William & Lorena’s daughter Lucy married Charles Everett, the s/o Gilbert & Catherine White Everett. Their grandson is my great grandfather, Harold Everett.