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Dr. William Hoyt
Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (MOLLUS)
In Memoriam
20 September 1919

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Military Order of the Loyal Legion

of the

United States

Commandery of the State of Ohio

Circular No. 24, Series of 1919, Whole No. 1209

Headquarters, Cincinnati, Ohio

September 20, 1919

In Memoriam





Born September 8, 1829, Province of Quebec, Canada.

Died May 31, 1919, Hillsboro, Ohio.

Late Second Lieutenant 112th New York Volunteer Infantry.

REGISTER - Enlisted August 8, 1862, at Panama, N. Y.; mustered into service September 11, 1862, at Jamestown, N. Y., as a private in Company D, 112th New York Volunteer Infantry; promoted to Corporal September 20, 1862; Sergeant, October 1863; First Sergeant Company D, May 27, 1864; Ordnance Sergeant, September 10, 1864; Second Lieutenant Company I, October 17, 1864; discharged June 13, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

HISTORY OF SERVICE - September 11, 1862, left Jamestown, N. Y., and went direct to Suffolk, Va., where the regiment was encamped until June 27, 1863; participated in the defense of Suffolk, siege and taking of Forts Wagner and Gregg, and the bombardment of Fort Sumter, 1864; spent the entire summer of 1864 in front of Richmond and Petersburg in the trenches and under fire nearly every day from the takiffg {taking} of Bermuda Hundred until November 3, 1864, returned to the Army of the James, Fort Fisher, N. C.; engaged at the attack December 25; discharged June 13, 1865.

Elected through the Commandery of the State of Ohio, June 2nd, 1897. Original. Insignia 11891.

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