Batcher, Jacob C.
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Jacob was born 8 Jan. 1836 Town of Berne, son of Christopher Batcher and Catherine Clute. His family moved to Vestal, Broome Co., NY before 1840.
Marriage and Children
He married Matilda Heath who was born in 1843 on December 25, 1860 at Owego, Tioga County, NY and had a daughter, Ella Batcher who was born in 1863.
|Residence:||Binghamton, Broome Co., NY|
|Enlistment Date:||19 Aug 1862|
|Enlistment Place:||Binghamton, New York|
|State Served:||New York|
|Regiment:||137th Infantry |
|Died of Disease on:||21 Oct. 1864Died of camp fever on December 28, 1862|
|Place of Death:||Harpers Ferry, West VirginiaTwelfth Army Corps Hospital, Harper's Ferry, Va.|
|Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 26.Enlisted at the age of 26 years. Enlisted at Binghamton, to serve three years
He was buried in Vestal Methodist Church Cemetery, Vestal, Broome Co., NY
Born Chenango Co., NY, occupation farmer, Hazel eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 6'4" tall.
|Sources Used: Headstone inscription; Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York|
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