Monday, June 15, 2015

Captain Horace I. Hodges.

Captain Horace I. Hodges.

Birth: 1818, Massachusetts.
Death: April 19, 1864, North Carolina.

Wife: Sarah Mather Hodges.
Married October 23, 1844.

Children: Hattie, Sanford M., Margaret Dwight Hodges.

Burial: Bridge Cemetery, Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

Horace I. Hodges was appointed from Massachusetts, He was a Captain in the United States Army Volunteers.  was also Assistant quartermaster.He was at the captured of Plymounth, North Carolina, by the rebels, April 12, 1864.

Hodges drowned on April 19, 1864, while attempting to carry orders from the commanding officer at Plymouth, to the United States gunboats.  At the time of the captured of Plymouth, Horace was carrying public funds in the amount of $1,265 dollars and 40 cents, which was lost.

Note.  His pension index card states he was Capt. Co. A. 2nd., M. U. S. Volunteers.
Beneficlary's; Sarah M. Hodges; Minor, Margaret D. Hodges.

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