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A Sedgwick Genealogy: Descendants of Deacon Benjamin Sedgwick
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Mr. Sedgwick graduated from Harvard in 1864 and immediately enlisted in the Civil War. He was First Lieutenant in the 20th Massachusetts Regiment and served from June 23, 1864 to February 3, 1865. He was captured at Deep Bottom, Va., and sent to Libby Prison, where he contracted disease that disabled him from further service. He attended and graduated from the Harvard Law School and began the practice of the law, becoming associated with Oliver Wendell Holmes. He became editor of the American Law Review and in 1875 was admitted to the New York Bar where he became a member of the editorial staff of the Evening Post and the Nation. He made several revisions of MEASURES OF DAMAGES or SEDGWICK ON DAMAGES, of which his father was the author. Children:

1. Grace Ashburner, b. October 13, 1883; unmarried.

2. Susan Ridley, b. September 10, 1886, in New York City. (B44,152)

Susan Ridley Sedgwick, 2d child of Arthur George Sedgwick (B44,15) and Lucy (Tuckerman) Sedgwick, was born September 10, 1886, in New York City. She married, 1st, July 3, 1909, at Stockbridge, Mass., Dr. Arthur Warton Swann, born in June, 1880, at Chattanooga, Tenn., son of John Swann and Lillian Louisa (Butler) Swann. His middle name was for Thomas Warton, the poet, an ancestor. Dr. Swann attended Groton School, graduated, A.B., at Harvard in 1903 and, M.D. in 1907 at the head of his class from the College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City. He was an intern at Roosevelt Hospital, New York City, two years and studied in Munich, Germany, in 1910. He died May 28, 1914.

Mrs. Swann married, 2d, March 29, 1929, Paul Hammond, born December 16, 1883, at Scituate, Mass., son of the late William Hammond and Adelaide (Nowell) Hammond. Paul graduated at Harvard in 1906 and is a banker who is interested in yachting and sailing. In 1928 he won the Transatlantic Ambrose Lightship race from New York City to Santander, Spain, winning the Queen of Spain's cup. He was a Lieutenant in the United States Navy in the First World War. He served as assistant naval attach‚ in the United States Embassy in London, England, from May, 1941 to June, 1942. Commander Hammond was later stationed in Florida. He was awarded an OBE by the British Admiralty with a citation on his contribution on "The Battle of the

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