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John Murray Hoag

Residence was not listed; 19 years old.

Enlisted on 8/11/1862 at Walworth, NY as a Private.

On 8/14/1862 he mustered into "B" Co. NY 9th Heavy Artillery 
He was discharged for promotion on 8/29/1863

On 9/2/1863 he was commissioned into "E" Co. US CT 4th Infantry 
He was Mustered Out on 1/28/1867
 (Subsequent service in US Army from 07/28/1866 until 

He was listed as:
* Wounded 9/29/1864 Fort Harrison, VA (Severe wound in left arm, amputated)
* Returned 5/10/1865 (place not stated)

* Corpl 5/4/1863 
* 2nd Lieut 9/2/1863 (As of Co. E 4th USCT Infantry)
* 1st Lieut 9/24/1864 
* Capt 11/19/1864 
* Major 3/13/1865 by Brevet 
* Lt Colonel 3/13/1865 by Brevet 
* Capt 3/2/1867 by Brevet 

Intra Regimental Company Transfers:
* 9/23/1864 from company E to company B 
* 10/21/1864 from company B to company C 

Other Information:
born in 1843 in New York
died 12/12/1917 in Los Angeles, CA 
Buried: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.:

 - New York:  Report of the Adjutant-General 1893-1906
 - Maryland Volunteers, War of 1861-65
 - Heitman: Register of United States Army 1789-1903
 - The Medical and Surgical History of the Civil War
 - Research by John Heseltine
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The following was submitted by:  John Heseltine

Hoag, John Murray, May 1843 in New York; 

pvt., 9th N. Y. Heavy Artillery Rgt. 
2ndIt., 4th U. S. Colored Infantry Rgt. 

1900 farmer at Farmers Creek, Jackson County, Iowa
1910 living at Buffalo, N. Y. 

Dec. 12, 1917 died at Los Angeles, Calif. and buried in Arlington, Va. National Cemetery
Dec. 27, 1917 his widow Carrie Belden Hoag (August 1843 born-July 11, 1927 died) 
applied for a pension while living in California (application #1112555/ certificate #854783)

Sources: Pension Index; 1900-1910 US Census

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