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Hill, James

Place of Birth: Edinburgh

Date of enlistment: 27 March 1875

Age given at enlistment: 36

Rank: First Sergeant

Company: B

Location on 25 June 1876: Pack train escort and hilltop fight

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Comments:

Name, date and place of birth not yet verified. For details of his military service consult: (i) ‘Military Register of Custer’s Last Command,’ Roger L. Williams, The Arthur H. Clark Company, Norman, Oklahoma, 2009, p. 155.  (ii) ‘Men With Custer – Biographies of the 7th Cavalry,’ Edited by Ronald H. Nichols with Daniel I. Bird, CBHMA Inc., 2010, p. 177.

A Veteran of the 71st Highland Light Infantry

Not yet researched.

James Hill had blue eyes, light hair,  a fair complexion, and was 5′ 10″ tall.

He died at his home in Wooster, Ohio, on 18 November 1906.

His widow, Nannie Lowery Hill, died 12 December 1911.

Wayne Presbyterian Church

Wayne Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Wooster, Ohio. James Hill is buried in Lot 1220 NE, Section 18.

[One of two] James Hill's headstones in Wooster Cemetery, Ohio.

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