Lorenzo A. Hall

Lorenzo Ambrose Hall was a resident of Mansfield on August 22, 1861 when he enlisted as a Private in Co. H of the 7th Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Infantry; he was wounded October 22, 1862, Pocotaligo, South Carolina and discharged September 7, 1864, time expired.

He was born about 1841 in Mansfield to Ambrose and Esther (Batten) Hall. In the 1860 U.S. census in Mansfield, he is a 19 year old farm laborer in the household of Ambrose Hall. His brother, William H. Hall, a 15 year old in the same household was a Mansfield Civil War soldier killed at the Battle of Antietam.  After his Civil War service, Lorenzo moved to Danvers, Massachusetts about 1870 and worked in a shoe factory. He married Amanda Durfee about 1865. Their children were born in Danvers, Massachusetts and include: John Lawson Hall, born September 27, 1865; Jane Violetta Hall, born November 9, 1866; Jerry/Jeremiah Lorenzo Hall, born October 18, 1867; Julia Esther Hall, born December 25, 1868 or and Addie Francis Hall, born April 9, 1870. Lorenzo married second, Annie O’Leary on July 3, 1877 in Danvers.

On May 27, 1880, he applied for an invalid pension, No. 366,164 that was granted under certificate No. 220,918. His widow applied for a pension on March 19, 1900.

Lorenzo Hall died on February 26, 1900 in Danvers, Massachusetts and is buried in Salem, Massachusetts.

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