“Henry Hazen Ware
Mustered in, September 24, 1861
Reenlisted, January 19, 1864
Died in service.
Born August 20, 1841, in Oakham, son of James B. and Betsy (Capen) Ware. His father, born May 1, 1908, was son of Archibald and Lavinia Ware, who were married December 17, 1788. James B. Ware was a manufacturer of plow handles, and owned the farm which now belongs to John E. Stone. He was a good citizen, a man of fine presence, and held many offices, having been chosen eight times as Selectman and twice representing the town in the Massachusetts Legislature.
Henry H. Ware, a machinist, enlisted at the age of twenty. He was wounded February 8, 1862, in the battle of Roanoke Island, but soon returned to the regiment. He was killed May 16, 1864, in the disastrous battle of Drury’s Bluff.”
Source: Soldiers of Oakham, Massachusetts in the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812 and the Civil War, by Henry Parks Wright, The Tuttle Morehouse & Taylor Press, New Haven, Connecticut, 1914, pages 199-200