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Colonel Theodore B. Hamilton.

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Lt. Col. Hamilton's Presentation Sword

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Dedication to Col. Hamilton on presentation sword

Theodore B. Hamilton was born circa 1836 at New York.

He began his military service on May 21, 1861 at Buffalo, Erie County, New York as a Captain in Co. G. 33rd New York Infantry Regiment. On December 27, 1862 at Buffalo, Erie County, New York he mustered in to service as Lieutenant Colonel of 62nd New York Volunteers.

He was wounded on May 12, 1864 at Spottsylvania Courthouse, Virginia. He was appointed Colonel for gallant service in the battle of the Wilderness and Spottsylvania Court House on August 1, 1864. Colonel Theodore B. Hamilton ended military service on August 20, 1865.

He married Helen Margaret Foote (daughter of Thomas Moses Foote and Margaret St. John, circa 1872). On June, 1890 he was listed in the 1890 Veteran's Schedule. Colonel Hamilton died on November 23, 1893 at Brooklyn, Kings County, New York.