Husband: Elbridge Drew HADLEY
Wife: Mary Ann Buzzell BAILEY
Elbridge Drew HADLEY:
Buried: Elmwood Cemetery, DeWitt, Clinton, Iowa; Polt: Row 8-9-10 Center Section
Notes for ELBRIDGE DREW HADLEY:
He attended the New London, New Hampshire Literary and Scientific Institution and also Appleton Academy
in Mount Vernon, New Hampshire, preparing to enter Dartmouth College. He enlisted however, Aug. 15, 1862
in the 14th New Hampshire Volunteers and served with that regiment in the defenses of Washington, D.C. and
later in an expedition by sea to the vicinity of New Orleans. he was wounded in the battle of Cedar Creek,
near Winchester, in the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia, and was discharged as a Lieutenant as of Dec. 29, 1864,
and was made a Brevet Captain of Volunteers "for gallant and meritorious services in the battle of Winchester,
He practiced law in Manchester, New Hampshire until December 1871 and then at DeWitt, Iowa until January
1873 and at Luberne, Minnesota until 1880, when he became a banker. In 1887 he removed to DeWitt, Iowa and
in 1896 to Des Moines, Iowa where he died May 27, 1923. (A.M. Hadley's record states he died May 30, 1893) and yet another record states he died Aug. 27, 1912
--Contributed by Karla Vince, KarlVince@aol.com
Elbridge D. Hadley served in Co. D, 14th Reg't, NH Volunteers during the Civil War (lieutenant). He became a lawyer and lived in Des Moines, Iowa. (History of Goffstown, NH p. 191).
They had no children.
In 1871 he settled in DeWill, Iowa but in 1873 moved to Luverne, Minn where he practiced law and was Judge of Probate Court. He also engaged in banking. In 1896 he settled in Des Moins, IA where he lived up to the time of his death. He was a member of the Loyal Legion and Crocker Post of G. A. R. For many years was a register of Benjamin Franklin Chapter of G. A. R. in Des Moins.
"Hadley, Elbridge D. Co. D; b. Deering; age 20; res. Deering, cred. Deering ; enl. Aug. 15, '02; n)ust. in Sept. 23, '62, as
1 Sergt. ; app. 2 Lt. Co. F, Jan. 1, '64 ; 1 Lt. Co. 11, July 6, '64 ; wd. Sept. 19, '04, Opequan, Va. ; disch. disab. to date Dec.
29, '64. Bvt. 1 Lt., U. S. V., to date Mar. 13, '65, for gallant and meritorious services in the battle of Winchester, Va.
P. O. ad., Luverne, Minn." Source: Fourteenth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry.
By FRANCIS H. BUFFUM, late Sergeant Company F, Fourteenth Regiment, New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry, and
Historian of the Regiment.
He has a grave cemetery marker in two different cemeteries; West Weare, NH and De Witt, Iowa. His remains are in the Hillside Cemetery, West Weare, NH and it is believed his wife, Mary Ann Buzzell Bailey is interred in the Elmwood Cemetery, De Witt, Iowa Cemetery.
Mary Ann Buzzell BAILEY:
Buried: Elmwood Cemetery, DeWitt, Clinton, Iowa; Plot: Row 8-9-10, Center Section
Revised: December 06, 2017
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