Saturday, June 22, 2013

Joseph W. Hitt.

Joseph W. Hitt.

State Records of Ohio.

Joseph W. Hitt, First Lieutenant, 66th., Ohio Infantry, Company C., Age 17, Enlisted or Mustered in November 6, 1861, for 3 years.  Promoted to Second Lieutenant from Sergeant-Major December 5, 1862; to First Lieutenant April 16, 1863.  Killed May 25, 1864, in the battle of Dallas.

Official Records of the Union Army.

Lieutenant Joseph W. Hitt, 66th., Ohio, acting as Aide-de-Camp, was killed while carrying orders to the right of the line.
Burial: Marietta National Cemetery, Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia.

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