Oregon City Enterprise, Friday, August 2, 1918
HENRY L. HULL PROMINENT WAR VETERAN DIES
Henry Lucillus Hull, one of the prominent residents of Oregon City, and veteran of the Civil War, died at the family residence on Eleventh and Jackson Street Monday morning at 10:30 o’clock, after a brief illness.
Mr. Hull was born in Sharon county, Pa., November 9, 1844. He was the son of Ferdinand and Isabelle Hull, and was a direct descendant of General Hull, of Revolutionary fame, and his nephew, Commodore Hull, of the War of 1812.
Mr. Hull served in the Civil War, entering when just a boy at the beginning of the war. He served one and one-half years, and was wounded and given an honorable discharge from his wounds, Mr. Hull re-enlisted in the 144th Ohio Company as sergeant.
Mr. Hull came to Oregon twelve years ago last March, and since taking up his residence here has been an active member of Meade Post No. 2, G. A. R., and was a member of the Elks Lodge of this City, of the Masonic order in Ohio, and Knights of Pythias at Sharon, Pa., being the surviving member of that lodge, No. 398.
Mr. Hull is survived by his widow, Mrs. Gussie Oswald Hull, a son, Howard Hull; a daughter, Mildred Ruth Hull, of this city; two sisters, Mrs. Clara Bideman, at the old home in Sharon, Pa.; Mrs. Anna Kepner, of Helena, Montana.
Oregon City Courier, August 1, 1918
The funeral services over the remains of the late H. L. Hull were conducted from the Elks’ Temple Wednesday afternoon, with a large attendance of the friends of the deceased. Exalted Ruler Beard had charge of the service, and S. W. Seeman, of the Presbyterian church, made an address, and Rev. W. T. Milliken, of the Baptist church, gave a prayer. During the service Thomas A. Burke sand “Home of the Soul,” and “Sometime We’ll Understand.” At the cemetery, Meade Post No. 2, G. A. R. had charge of the service. The pall bearers for the veteran were Judge H. S. Anderson, Judge Grant B. Dimick, Bert Roake, George Gardner, F. J. Tooze and Harry Peckover.
Oregon Death Index:
Name: Henry Lucilius Hull
Death Date: 29 Jul 1918
Death Place: Clackamas
Civil War Draft Registration
Name: Lucellus Hull
Birth Year: abt 1842
Place of Birth: Pennsylvania
Age on 1 July 1863: 21
Marital Status: Unmarried (Single)
Residence: Shanon, Mercer, Pennsylvania
Congressional District: 20th
Name: Lucillis Hull
Regiment State/Origin: Pennsylvania
Regiment: 57th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Private
Film Number: M554 roll 58
Name: Lucellius Hull
Rank at enlistment: Private
State Served: Pennsylvania
Service Record: Enlisted in Company C, Pennsylvania 57th Infantry Regiment.
Sources: History of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865
Roster of Ohio Soldiers, War of the Rebellion, 141st-184th Regiments – Infantry, Vol. IX. 1889
Company G., 144th Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
Mustered in May 11, 1854, at Camp Chase, O., by James P. W. Neill, 1st Lieutenant 18th Infantry, U. S. A. Mustered out Aug. 31, 1864 at Camp Chase, O. by Thomas H. Y. Bickham, 1st Lieutenant 19th Infantry, U. S. A.
Lucilius Hull, Sergeant, age 21, Enlisted May 2, 1864 for 100 days. Mustered out with company Aug. 31, 1864.
Meade Post No. 2, G. A. R Roster
Enlisted in Company C, Pennsylvania 57th Infantry 10/17/1861