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U.S. Seaman Wounded in Fisher Assault

by | Mar 23, 2015 | Confederate affiliation, New Hanover

Edward Hilton was born in 1827. As a U.S. Navy seaman, he was assigned to the USS Colorado during the second assault on Fort Fisher. He was wounded in the assault, then transferred to the USS New Hampshire, the USS Home, and the USS Vermont. He was discharged in September 1865 in New York. Hilton died in 1902.

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