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Hamblin, Joseph E.

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gentlemanrob

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Joseph Eldridge Hamblin

Born: January 13, 1828
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Birthplace: Yarmouth, Massachusetts

Father: Benjamin Hamblin 1798 – 1837
(Buried: Woodside Cemetery, Yarmouth, Massachusetts)​

Mother: Hannah Sears 1800 – 1884
(Buried: Woodside Cemetery, Yarmouth, Massachusetts)​

Occupation before War:

Employee of firm of engine builders in Boston Mass. & New York​
Insurance Broker in New York City, New York​
1851: Joined the 7th New York National Guard Regiment​
1857 – 1861: Resident of Saint Louis, Missouri returning to New York​

Civil War Career:

1st Lt. and Adjutant of 5th New York Infantry “Duryee’s Zouaves”​
1861: Served in the Battle of Big Bethel, Virginia​
Performed some Engineering duty at Baltimore, Maryland​
Captain of 5th New York Infantry Regiment​
Major of 65th New York Infantry Regiment​
1862 – 1863: Lt. Colonel of 65th New York Infantry Regiment​
1862: Served in the Peninsular Campaign in Virginia​
1862: Served in the Battle of Antietam, Maryland​
1862: Served in the Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia​
1863 – 1865: Colonel of 65th New York Infantry Regiment​
1863: Served in the Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia​
1863: Served in the Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania​
1864: Served in the Wilderness Campaign in Virginia​
1864: Served in the Shenandoah Valley Campaign​
1864: Wounded in the leg during the Battle of Cedar Creek​
1864: Brevetted Brigadier General for Gallantry at Cedar Creek​
1865: Brevetted Major General for Gallantry Battle of Saylor’s Creek​
1865: Brigadier General of Union Army Volunteers Infantry​
1865: Mustered out of the Union Army​

Occupation after War:

Insurance Broker in New York City, New York​
Adjutant General and Chief of Staff New York State National Guard​
Superintendent of Agencies for Commonwealth Fire Insurance Co.​

Died: July 3, 1870

Place of Death: New York City, New York

Cause of Death: Peritonitis from Colon, perforation of bowel

Age at time of Death: 42 years old

Burial Place: Woodside Cemetery, Yarmouth, Massachusetts
 
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His regiment was the 65th New York and He was it's Lt. Colonel. And they were both at Antietam but the unit was too far to the rear to take part in the action.
 
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