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Birth: Jul. 18, 1841, Milford, Penobscot County, Maine.
Death: Sep. 30, 1906, Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine.
Parents: Samuel Freeman Hersey (1812 - 1875), Jane Ann Davis Hersey (1819 - 1862).
Wife: Eva C Wardell Hersey (1843 - 1936).
Children: Jane Ann Hersey Finch (1865 - 1948), Eva Estelle Hersey Mudge (1869 - 1959), Clinton Burnett Hersey (1874 - 1899).
Siblings: Roscoe Freeman Hersey (1841 - 1906), Jane Eliza Hersey (1843 - 1847), Dudley H Hersey (1846 - 1900), Eugene May Hersey (1851 - 1906), Edward Lewis Hersey (1854 - 1908).
Burial: Oakland Cemetery, Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota. Brevet
Joined as First Lieutenant from Bangor, promoted Captain March 2, 1863. A student, son of Gen. Samuel F. Hersey one of Maine's most useful and prominent citizens, he brought to the service rare
ability and generous loyalty. He was very active and enthusiastic for the welfare of Company F, became popular and much beloved by the men; was wounded at Spottsylvania, May 19, 1864; mustered out Oct. 29, 1864. He has since been a prominent citizen, lumberman and banker of St. Paul, Minn. Colonel Hersey would certainly have become prominent had he remained in service