Thursday, May 27, 2021

Those who gave all


The Town of Hartland takes this opportunity to honor and remember our military service members that paid the ultimate sacrifice so that we may live free. Please take time this Memorial Day to remember and give thanks. We honor the residents from the Town of Hartland that did not return home.

Civil War

Capt. Benjamin Foote, Company E 8th Cavalry killed during the battle of Brandy Station June 9th, 1863
Lt. Carlos S. Smith, Company E 8th NY Cavalry killed at broad Run Virginia During the Bristoe Virginia Campaign October 14th, 1863
Samuel Nichols
William Nichols
Served together in the 24th NY Independent Battery
They were captured and spent time in a southern prisoner of war camp.
Their headstone reads “A victim to rebel starvation”

World War I

Charles Harrington Killed at Ponteaux Landis, France January 1, 1919

World War II

1950 seven ft. tall granite markers are inscribed with the names of Hartland Residents Killed in WWII

Ralph V. Buffham William Ellis
Henry Glaser Alfred Kuzynski
Merrill T. McDaris Glen M. Mudge
Charles C. Patszalek Leo Patszalek
Charles A. Peters Edward A. Peterson
Howard A. Shepard John R. Silsby
Gerald L. Swift

Please remember the individuals from Hartland that paid the ultimate sacrifice.