Alfred Hendee


DeathDec. 18, 1945
CemeteryPanama (Panama)
PostUpright (Bennett)
Unit128th Indiana Infantry, Company H

Private Alfred Hendee

Company H, 128th Indiana Infantry

Hendee was born in February, 1848. An exact date of birth was not available. He was living in Logansport (Cass County), Indiana when he enlisted and was mustered in the regiment on March 18, 1864. Hendee served nearly 2 years before being mustered out on April 10, 1866.

The 128th Indiana Infantry was organized at Michigan City, Indiana between December 15, 1863 and March 7, 1864. The unit was mustered in on March 18, 1864. The unit was involved in several major battles and military campaigns. Some of them include:

Atlanta (GA) Campaign (May 1-September 8, 1864).

Battle of Resaca (GA) (May 14-15, 1864).

Assault on Kenesaw Mountain (GA) (June 27, 1864).

Siege of Atlanta (GA) (July 22-August 25, 1864).

Operations against General Hood (GA/AL) (September 29-November 3, 1864).

Battle of Nashville (TN) (December 15-16, 1864).

Campaign of the Carolinas (NC/SC) (March 1-April 26, 1865).

At the Bennett House (Raleigh NC) when General Johnston surrendered the Army of Tennessee (April 26, 1865).

Hendee died on December 18, 1945 at the age of 97 years. He is buried in the Panama Cemetery in Panama (Lancaster County), Nebraska. Hendee was a member of the Upright Post (#62) of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) in Bennett, Nebraska. Other information taken from the Sons of the Union Veterans website include:

He was the 1941 commander of the Nebraska Chapter of the GAR.

Hendee attended the Gettysburg Reunion in July 1938.

Doc – Hendee(128IND).doc

Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.


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