Marcus Sterling Hopkins
Major, United States Army
First Lieutenant, United States Army
The Cleveland National Guards
Company K, 7th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Civil War.
Brevet Major of United States Volunteers
November 18, 1840 - March 4, 1914
Clarentine Clay Hopkins
"The Days of Sixty-three". Marcus Hopkins. From: War Papers. MOLLUS. DC. Paper 18. 18 pgs. 18 photocopied pages. E464M5.1991v42. USAMHI. Carlisle Barracks. Pennsylvania.
National Tribune. "Remarkable Experience. A
Man Who Stopped a Cannon-ball and Still Lives". Marcus S. Hopkins. 7th
O.V.I. January 30th, 1896
He first entered the service as a Private in Company E, which was from Huron, Ohio, on April 26th, 1861. He then resigned and entered three year service on June 20th, 1861. His company became Company E of the 7th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry. At some point in time he was appointed Second Lieutenant of Company K, same regiment, on February 5th, 1862. He later was appointed to First Lieutenant of Company F, same regiment, no date. At some point he was also the Quartermaster in Field and Staff.
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