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b. 19/04/1837 Wolcottville, Connecticut. d. 28/08/1930 Plympton, Massachusetts.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 30/09/1864 Fort Harrison, Virginia.

 

Hubbell entered army service at North Stonington (New London County), Connecticut.

 

Captain Hubbell served in Company A of the 21st Connecticut Infantry at the Battle of Chaffin's Farm. In that battle on September 30, 1864, at Fort Harrison, Virginia, he led out a small flanking party, engaged a Confederate force and at great risk captured a large number of prisoners. For this action, Hubbell was awarded the Medal of Honor on June 13, 1894.

 

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Led out a small flanking party and by a clash and at great risk captured a large number of prisoners.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: INDIAN HILL CEMETERY, MIDDLETOWN, CONNECTICUT

Lot 45, Lot N

William Stone Hubbell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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