Thursday, May 02, 2013

Byron D. Hoitt, 8th., New Hampshire Infantry.

Byron D. Hoitt.
Also went by Byron D. Hoyt.

Birth: Sep. 23, 1836, Northwood Narrows, Rockingham County, New Hampshire.

Death: May 31, 1926, Chelsea, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.

Father; N. B. Hoitt.
Mother: Emily Bennett.

Wife: Emma H. ( Fogg ) Hoitt.
Married: June 29, 1865.

Child: John Byron Hoitt, born October 22, 1876.

Wife's, Father; David C. Fogg, Mother: M. P. Page.

Civil War Veteran,Co.G,8th.New Hampshire Inf.was wounded 3 times,member of General Lander G.A.R. Post#5,Lynn,Ma.engaged in manucaturer of silver polish.

Burial: Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts

From the 8th., N. H.  Regimental History.

June 14, 1863, Chaplain's diary.

Byron D. Hoitt of Northwood was wounded in head and side, and would have been killed but for a piece of castile soap and a large bone ring in his pocket. The ring had three hearts on it, and was broken. An old copper cent also helped receive the ball.

Civil War Service Record.

Byron D. Hoitt, Co. G., born Northwood; Age 25; Residence Northwood.  Enlisted October 28, 1861; Mustered in December 23, 1861, as a private; appointed Corporal July 1852.  Wounded June 14, 1863, at Port Hudson, La.; appointed Sergeant.  Re-enlisted and mustered in January 4, 1864.  Discharged as a Corporal January 1, 1865, Natcher Mississippi, by reason of having been rendered supernumerary non-commissioned officer.  Post Office address, Lynn, Massachusetts.

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