James W Hyde

DeathAug. 12, 1935
CemeteryBlue Mound (Milford)
PostFarragut (Lincoln)
Unit128th Indiana Infantry, Company C

Private James W Hyde

Company C, 128th Indiana Infantry

Hyde was born in Indiana in 1846. He was residing in Waterford (LaPorte County), Indiana when he enlisted and mustered in the regiment on January 12, 1864. He served about 2 years and 4 months. Hyde was discharged on May 22, 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).

Hyde died on August 12, 1935. Hr is buried in the Blue Mound Cemetery in Milford (Seward County), Nebraska. Hyde was a member of the Farragut Post (#25) of the Grand Army of the Republic in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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