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Noyes, William H. (William Hazen), b. abt. 1841


Biographical Note

William Hazen Noyes was born in about 1841 in Massachusetts. Prior to the war, Noyes was a shoe maker. Noyes joined the 12th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, Company E on 26th, June 1861 and survived his time in the line of fire to leave the Union army. Based on his service record, Noyes was promoted to Full Sergeant on 18 October, 1863.

After the Civil War, Noyes returned to Massachusetts, married Laura J. (Maiden Name: Sample) Noyes, and had a 3 year old daughter named Grace H. Noyes by 1870. Later Census records indicate that William and Laura married in 1863. They continued to live in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts. There are no records on Noyes after the 1930 census, at the time Noyes was about 89 years old.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

William H. Noyes Letter,

Identifier: Ms-2015-049

The William H. Noyes Letter includes a description of the climate, food price and availability, the camp set up, and a hand drawn map in correspondence to his family.

Dates: 1861 - 1861