Thursday, August 28, 2014

Hudson Sawyer, Maine.

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Hudson Sawyer.

Birth: 1842-1843, Maine.
Death: November 10, 1904, Colorado.

Wife: Francis A. Sawyer, ( 1842-1843 - 1923 ).
Married 1866, burial Green Mountain Cemetery, Boulder, Colorado. Received Hudson's pension in 1908.

Children: Edna M., Amy E., Hellen E., Martha E., Elbridge C. Sawyer.

Burial: Columbia Cemetery, Boulder, Boulder County, Colorado.

In 1880 he was a Clergyman at Fort Aroostook, Maine.

First Maine Heavy Artillery Regimental History.

Hudson Sawyer, age 21, residence Levant; single; mustered in Company G., July 28, 1863; promoted Sergeant January 14, 1864, First Lieutenant July 27, 1864; wounded on right side June 18, 1864; promoted Captain Company I., April 25, 1865, and transferred.

Captain Hudson Sawyer, residence Levant, joined Company I., by transferred from Company G., April 25, 1865; Aid on Brigade Staff from Fall of 1864 to June, 1865; brevetted major; mustered out September 11, 1865.  He is now serving as post Chaplin at Togus, Maine.

Page 491, During the engagement of our brigade on March 25, 1865, Capt. Hudson Sawyer, then on Gen. De Trobriand's staff, was riding over the field with orders to some of the regiments. His horse stumbled as he leaped a line of breastwork, both being thrown to the ground. The Captain, although he would hardly own that he was hurt at the time, suffered for months from the effects of the fall.

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