Henry Hazen Ware (1841 – 1864)

“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


Henry Hazen Ware (1841 – 1864) — 1 Comment

  1. So many gave so much in their beliefs of duty and country during their lifetime. Henry Hazen Ware was no exception to this. May his soul rest in peace.

    C. Wayne Ware
    Cedar Falls, IA

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