Charles Ferren Hopkins

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Charles Ferren Hopkins Sr. (May 16, 1842 – February 14, 1934) was the last surviving Union Civil War soldier in New Jersey that was a recipient of the Medal of Honor. He served as Mayor of Boonton, New Jersey.[1]


He was born on May 16, 1842, in Hope Township, New Jersey to Nathan Hopkins (1811–1889) and Ann Wilson and he had a brother, John Robertson Hopkins (1844–1885). He served as Mayor of Boonton, New Jersey. He had a son, Charles Ferren Hopkins Jr. (1884–1956).[2] He was interred at Greenwood Cemetery, Boonton.[1]


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