Sumner Homer Bodfish – First Lieutenant, United States Army

Sumner Homer Bodfish of Massachusetts
Appointed from Georgia, Private, Company D, 46th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, 25 September 1862 to 30 May 1863
Private, Company A, 2nd Massachusetts Artillery, 28 July to 16 September 1863
Cadet, United States Military Academy, 16 September 1863 (52)
Second Lieutenant, 6th U. S. Cavalry, 15 June 1868
Regimental Adjutant, 27 November 1869 to 31 August 1870
Honorably discharged 1 January 1871 at his own request
Died 16 May 1894


During the 1880 United States Census, Sumner Homer Bodfish resided at Washington, D.C.  His occupation was listed as Civil Engineer.  Also residing there were his wife, Julia T. Bodfish, age 37, and born in Massachusetts; Harriet Cartwright, a black female age 31, servant, born in Virginia; and William H. Newhall, age 31, born in Pennsylvania, and a Telegraph Line Constructor.


BODFISH, JULIA TAYLOR WIDOW OF SUMNER H

  • DATE OF DEATH: 12/10/1930
  • BURIED AT: SECTION W  SITE LOT 792
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
  • WIFE OF SH BODFISH, LT 6TH US CAV

BODFISH, SUMNER H

  • 1LT, 6TH US CAV
  • DATE OF BIRTH: 08/16/1844
  • DATE OF DEATH: 05/17/1894
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 1  SITE 792-WS
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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