Hendershott, Captain Henry Bascom, US Army, SC

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Henry Bascom Hendershott:
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Born: May 23, 1824
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Birthplace: Burlington Kentucky
Father: Dr. Isaac Hendershott 1792 – 1862
(Buried: Saint Thaddeus Cemetery Aiken South Carolina)
Mother: Elizabeth Young Keene 1795 – Unknown
(Buried: Saint Thaddeus Cemetery Aiken South Carolina)
Wife: Lavinia Baird 1834 – 1888
(Buried: Saint Thaddeus Cemetery Aiken South Carolina)

Children:
Anna Lola Hendershott 1851 – 1935
(Buried: Saint Thaddeus Cemetery Aiken South Carolina)
Mary Elizabeth Hendershott 1855 – 1927
(Buried: Saint Thaddeus Cemetery Aiken South Carolina)
Ida Belle Hendershott 1859 – 1881
(Buried: Saint Thaddeus Cemetery Aiken South Carolina)

Education:
1847: Graduated from West Point Military Academy – (25th​ in class)

Occupation before War:
1847: Brevet 2nd​ Lt. United States Army 5th​ Infantry Regiment
1847 – 1850: 2nd​ Lt. United States Army 2nd​ Infantry Regiment
1847 – 1848: Served in the Mexican – American War
Served in the fighting at Vera Cruz and Mexico City
1848 – 1849: Served on the Voyage to California
1849: Frontier Duty at Subersville California
1849 – 1850: Frontier Duty at Bear Creek California
1850 – 1859: 1st​ Lt. United States Army 2nd​ Infantry Regiment
1850 – 1851: Frontier Duty at Camp Far West California
1851: Frontier Duty at Fort Yuma California
1851: Frontier Duty at San Diego California
1851 – 1852: Scout for the United States Army
1852 – 1854: Frontier Duty at Fort Yuma California
1854: Recruiter for United States Army
1854 – 1856: Frontier Duty at Fort Ridgely Minnesota
1856 – 1858: Recruiter for United States Army.
1858 – 1859: Frontier Duty at Fort Randall Dakota Territory.
1859: Scout against the Sioux Indians.
1859 – 1861: 1st​ Lt. United States Army 2nd​ Artillery
1859: Served in the march to Fort Leavenworth
1859 – 1860: Leave of Absence from Army.

Civil War Career:
1861 – 1864: Captain United States Army 2nd​ Artillery
1861: Mustering Officer at Jefferson Barracks Missouri.
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1861 – 1863: Superintendent of Volunteer Recruiting Service.
1861 – 1863: Iowa State Mustering and Disbursing Officer
1863: Vermont State Assistant Provost Marshal General
1863 – 1864: Assistant in Provost Marshal’s General’s Bureau
1864: Retired from Active Service in United States Army due to disability.
1864 – 1865: Assistant in Inspector General’s Bureau.

Occupation after War:
1865 – 1867: United States Army Recruiter at Springfield Ohio
1867 – 1870: Served on court martial duty in Richmond Virginia.
1870 – 1906: Retired military officer living in Aiken South Carolina and Skyland North Carolina.


Died: July 14, 1906
Place of Death: Skyland North Carolina
Age at time of Death: 82 years old
Burial Place:
Saint Thaddeus Cemetery Aiken South Carolina



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