John T. Hamilton

Mustered into service as a Private on July 29th, 1861

Born 02 November 1840

Died 28 December 1915

Buried First Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Johnson County Indiana

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Private Hamilton was wounded in the foot during the first battle the 19th Indiana participated in. This was on September 11th, 1861 near Lewinsville Virginia. John was assigned temporary duty as a division teamster and spent time at the division headquarters before mustering out on July 28th, 1864.

 

He filed for a pension in February of 1885.