Pvt. Hiram Hodges served in the United States Civil War. Enlisted: 1862 Mustered out: 13 Jun 1862 (DOW) Side: CSA Regiment(s): 38th Virginia Infantry
In the 1850 census of Franklin County, Virginia, Hiram Harvey Hodges is shown as born about 1832. Parents Isham(1792) and Sarah(1802) had the following children then:
HIRAM HARVEY HODGES 1832
Hiram married Mary M. Gray in Pittsylvania on November 2, 1857. In the 1860 census of southern Pittsylvania, they were shown with daughter Sarah, 1858. Hiram worked as a blacksmith.
Hiram and Mary had at least one other child, Benjamin, born in 1861, but sadly, short-lived, passing away in January of 1862.
Hiram enlisted in the CSA in 1862, and was with the 38th Virginia Infantry, Company K, also know as the Cascade Rifles. Hiram H. Hodges was wounded in the Battle of 7 Pines, near Richmond, on June 1, 1862. He died of wounds in the Danville Hospital on June 13 that year.
Daughter Sarah married James T. Holland, and in 1900 they were shown with children Harvey H. Holland 1829, James W. Holland 1895, Mary G Holland 1898.
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