Hutchins, Horrace E.

Civil War Veteran

Birth: 1826
Death: 1896
Burial: Olathe Memorial Cemetery, Olathe, Johnson County, Kansas
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Military Service: Private, Trumbull Guards Independent Company, Ohio Infantry

As a member of the Trumbull Guards, Horrace E. Hutchins defended Gallipolis, the site of an important Union supply depot. He had been a farmer in Vienna when he enlisted on November 9, 1862. He served the duration of the war. After the war Hutchins and his family moved to Hancock County, Ohio. By 1880 the family had once again moved, this time to Olathe, Kansas, where Hutchins died in 1896.

Other Vienna men in the Trumbull Guards were John C. Dray and Edwin Earl Truesdell.

Company History, Trumbull Guards

Organized at Gallipolis, Ohio, November 9, 1862, for River Guard. Mustered out July 1, 1865. Lost 6 enlisted men by disease.

Updated 8/13/2020