Friday, June 21, 2013

Hiram Upson Jr., Connecticut 7th., Cavalry.

State of Connecticut Records.

Hiram Upson Jr., Sergeant, Seventh Connecticut Cavalry, Co. F., Residence Hartford, Mustered in September 9, 1861.  Killed June 18, 1862, from wounds received at James Island.

Official Records of the Union Army.

Sergeant, ( Acting Second Lieutenant ), Hiram Upson of Company F., was heroically at work when a grape-shot took off three fingers and dashed through his right shoulder.  There are but very slight hopes of his recovery.

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