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1855. George Foster Hodges. Private 5th Mass. Vols. (Infantry), April 20, 1861; first Lieutenant, May 8, 1861; first Lieutenant and Adjutant 18th Mass. Vols. (Infantry), August 20, 1861; died at Hall's Hill, Va., January 31, 1862, of disease contracted in the service. George Foster Hodges was born in Providence, Rhod
He entered Harvard College in 1852, when only fifteen, as a member of the Sophomore class, and graduated with honor and the regard of his classmates in 1855.
In January, 1856, he became an assistant teacher in the school of Mr. Stephen M. Weld of Jamaica Plain.
This position he held for a short time only, as he saile ish a better friend.
Hodges died too soon for the fame which follows success, whether in arms or a professional career.
He was the only member of the class of 1855 who died in the war,—a fact rather singular, since twenty-seven out of its eighty-three members served in the army.
But if fidelity, in its broadest sense, —fidel