Fatalities

More than 50 Cornwall soldiers were killed in battle, died from their wounds, or died from disease contracted during their service. They represented approximately 3% of the town's total population in 1860, and about 28% of the Cornwall men who served during the war.

 

Name & Regiment

Date of Death

Cause of Death

Place of Death

Burial Location

John Bennett
5th C.V.I.

October 20, 1861

Typhoid fever

Baltimore, MD

Loudon Park National Cemetery

Henry C. Ford
11th C.V.I.

January 16, 1862

Typhoid fever or measles

At sea

At sea

John Mills
8th C.V.I.

January 21, 1862

Disease?

 

 

Martin Scoville
8th C.V.I.

March 18, 1862

Typhoid fever

New Bern, NC

New Bern National Cemetery

George Bunnell
7th C.V.I.

March 27, 1862

Typhoid fever

Beaufort, SC

Beaufort National Cemetery

John R. Vaill
6th C.V.I.

July 5, 1862

Typhoid fever

Hilton Head, SC

Beaufort National Cemetery

Henry Fieldsend
5th C.V.I.

August 18, 1862

Complications from wound

Virginia

 

Crawford Nodine
5th C.V.I.

September 3, 1862

Complications from wound

Alexandria, VA

North Cornwall Cemetery

George Pendleton
1st C.H.A.

September 11, 1862

Chronic diarrhea

Washington, DC

Cornwall Cemetery

Henry Morse
8th C.V.I.

September 17, 1862

Killed in battle

Antietam battlefield, MD

Antietam National Cemetery (presumed)

Isaac F. Nettleton
13th C.V.I.

September 27, 1862

Typhoid fever

New Orleans, LA

 

Myron Hubbell
19th C.V.I.

November 24, 1862

Infection of the stomach

Alexandria, VA

North Cornwall Cemetery

Philo L. Cole
19th C.V.I.

January 6, 1863

Measles

Alexandria, VA

Cornwall Cemetery

Lucien Rouse
19th C.V.I.

January 9, 1863

Disease?

Alexandria, VA

Old Warren Center Cemetery

Edward Nickerson
13th C.V.I.

April 14, 1863

Killed in battle

Irish Bend, LA

 

William N. Ford
3rd U.S.

December 9, 1863

Infected hip
(morbus coxarious)

Covington, KY

Camp Nelson National Cemetery

Peter Howard
29th C.V.I.

December 12, 1863

Disease?

Cornwall, CT

 

Charles Henry Frink
11th C.V.I.

January 24, 1864

Murdered while on furlough

Sharon, CT

 

Orlando Pritchard
14th C.V.I.

February 16, 1864

Complications from wound

Richmond, VA prison camp

Richmond National Cemetery

James Sterling
7th C.V.I.

February 25, 1864

Complications from wound

Beaufort, SC

Beaufort National Cemetery

Charles Hotchkiss
13th C.V.I.

March 19, 1864

Chronic diarrhea

New Orleans, LA

New Orleans, LA

John McGowan
13th C.V.I.

April 26, 1864

Not stated

In transit

 

Harvey L. Ford
2nd C.H.A.

April 27, 1864

Typhoid fever

Alexandria, VA

Cornwall Hollow Cemetery

John Sedgwick
6th Corps

May 9, 1864

Killed in battle

Spotsylvania Courthouse, VA

Cornwall Hollow Cemetery

George R. Hopkins
5th C.V.I.

May 17, 1864

Complications from wound

Resaca, GA

Chattanooga National Cemetery

Norman Mansfield
2nd C.H.A.

May 30, 1864

Complications from amputation of leg

Washington, DC

Arlington National Cemetery

Joseph Payne
2nd C.H.A.

June 1, 1864

Killed in battle

Cold Harbor battlefield, VA

Cold Harbor National Cemetery

Pascal North
2nd C.H.A.

June 25, 1864

Acute dysentery

Washington, DC

Cornwall Cemetery

Herman Bonney
2nd C.H.A.

June 28, 1864

Septicemia from gunshot wound

Philadelphia, PA

Calhoun Cemetery

Amos T. Allen
11th C.V.I.

July 6, 1864

Complications from amputation of leg

Washington, DC

North Cornwall Cemetery

Horace Sickmund
2nd C.H.A.

July 14, 1864

Complications from wound

Washington, DC

Calhoun Cemetery (exhumed from Washington, D.C. on November 27, 1864)

Lewis Sawyer
2nd C.H.A.

August 24, 1864

Cerebritis (brain inflammation)

Washington, DC

Calhoun Cemetery

Allen Williams
2nd C.H.A.

August 25, 1864

Chronic diarrhea

Blackwell’s Island, NY

Cypress Hills National Cemetery

Martin Hull
16th C.V.I.

August 27, 1864

Disease, malnutrition

Andersonville prison camp

Andersonville National Cemetery
Name inscribed on family tombstone at Cornwall Hollow Cemetery

Henry Peck
2nd C.H.A.

September 19, 1864

Killed in battle

Winchester battlefield, VA

Winchester National Cemetery (presumed)

William Cogswell
2nd C.H.A.

October 7, 1864

Complications from amputation of leg

Winchester, VA

North Cornwall Cemetery

George Page
2nd C.H.A.

October 19, 1864

Killed in battle

Cedar Creek battlefield, VA

Calhoun Cemetery

Charles Reed
2nd C.H.A.

October 19, 1864

Killed in battle

Cedar Creek battlefield, VA

Town Hill Cemetery, Salisbury

Elisha Soule
2nd C.H.A.

October 19, 1864

Killed in battle

Cedar Creek battlefield, VA

 

Patrick Troy
2nd C.H.A.

October 20, 1864

Complications from amputation of arm

Baltimore, MD

 

James Van Buren
2nd C.H.A.

November 1, 1864

Complications from amputation of leg

Sandy Hook, MD

 

Henry L. Vaill
2nd C.H.A.

November 4, 1864

Complications from wounds

Winchester, VA

Cornwall Hollow Cemetery

William White
2nd C.H.A.

December 16, 1864

Typhoid fever and chronic diarrhea

Washington, DC

Arlington National Cemetery

Tracy A. Bristol
5th C.V.I.

January 8, 1865

 

Florence Stockade prison camp

 

William R. Payne
11th C.V.I.

February 20, 1865

Disease contracted during service

Cornwall, CT

Cornwall Cemetery

Jacob Eaton
7th C.V.I.

March 20, 1865

Disease

Wilmington, NC

Cornwall Cemetery

Albert Robinson
2nd C.H.A.

March 26, 1865

Chronic diarrhea

Baltimore, MD

Calhoun Cemetery

William Slover
2nd C.H.A.

July 27, 1865

Drowned

Washington, DC

Ellsworth Burying Ground, Sharon

George Henry Green
29th C.V.I.

August 21, 1865

Scurvy

Brownsville, TX

Brownsville National Cemetery

Charles McCormick
5th C.V.I.

September 17, 1865

Disease contracted during service

Cornwall, CT

North Cornwall Cemetery

William B. North
18th C.V.I.

March 18, 1866

Disease contracted during service

Cornwall, CT

Cornwall Cemetery

Thomas Sherman
2nd C.H.A.

1866

Disease contracted during service

Cornwall, CT

Cornwall Cemetery

 

 

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