History of Hocking Valley, Ohio Volume 1, No. 730; Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Townships, Educational, Religious, Civil, Military, and Political History, Portraits of Prominent Persons and Biographies of Representative Citizens

Front Cover
General Books, May 16, 2012 - 534 pages
0 Reviews
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 Excerpt: ...children--William, Eliza, John, Oliver, James, Mary, Katherine, Margaret and Seth. His early life was spent on a farm, his education being received in the common schools and by studying at home. In 1842 he came to Carthage and built a tan house, following that business six years very successfully. He then bought 100 acres of wild land on section 24, which he cleared and improved, living there till 1865, when he bought the farm where he now lives. He has 242 acres which is well adapted for the raising of stock, in which Mr. Hammond is extensively engaged. He has a fine two-story residence, built-in modern style and well thrnished. Aug. 28, 1844, he was married to Belinda Caldwell, who died leaving three children--Samantha, Mary and Edward. Oct. 30, 1867, he married Catharine Caldwell. They have three children--Henry, Bettie J. and James Arthur. Mr. Hammond has held the otfice of Justice of the Peace six years. D. H. Jones, son ot'H. B. and Susan Jones, was born July 30, 1844, the second of a family of eight children, also one of four of the family that served their time out during the war. He enlisted June 9, 1861, in the war of the Rebellion, in Company C, Third Ohio Infantry; was mustered in the service at Camp Denison, then sent to Virginia under the command of McClellan; was at the battle of Rich Mountain and through the campaign of Virginia until December, 1861, then transferred to the Western army under General Mitchell's command. In May, 1862, he had hisjaw broken in a skir-mish near Governor Clay's farm in Alabama. He was also in a skir-mish in 1862 at Bridgeport; in the battle of Perryville in 1862, receiv-ing a slight wound, and in the battle of Stone River was wounded in the right side, from the effect of which he has never recov...

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Bibliographic information