Cornwall's Civil War Soldiers

More than 175 men from Cornwall served during the Civil War. The number of Cornwall men who served during the Civil War has been determined by cross-referencing census records and family histories with military records. Some lived elsewhere at the time of their enlistments, but had close family ties to Cornwall; others enlisted at Cornwall, but have no known connections to the town and were subsequently not included in the count. The following list includes only those soldiers who lived in Cornwall before or at the time of their enlistment. Soldiers who moved to Cornwall after the war ended are not included. Whenever possible, actual date of enlistment is given instead of date of first muster.

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Soldiers who served with more than regiment are listed multiple times, once for each regiment.

The Second Connecticut Heavy Artillery began as the 19th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry; soldiers who served with the regiment only during the period in which it was the 19th C.V.I. are listed accordingly; those who served with the regiment during both periods are listed as serving with the 2nd C.H.A.

C.H.A. = Connecticut Heavy Artillery
C.V.I. = Connecticut Volunteer Infantry

 

Last Name Rank, Name, Age at time of Enlistment Regiment and Company Brief Service Record
VAIL Pvt. George W. Vail, 23
Painter, single.
4th C.V.I. / 1st C.H.A., Co. I Enlisted on May 23, 1861; mustered out on May 22, 1864, term expired.
RIGGS Musician Lewis B. Riggs, 26
Blacksmith, married.
4th C.V.I.., Band Enlisted at Torrington on July 22, 1861; discharged on August 13, 1862.
ALLEN 1st Sgt. Amos Treat Allen, 22
Farm laborer, single.
5th C.V.I., Co. I Enlisted on July 22, 1861; promoted to 1st Lieutenant with the 11th C.V.I. on December 6, 1862.
BARLEY Wagoner Charles Barley, 27
Day laborer, married.
5th C.V.I., Co. I Enlisted on July 22, 1861; disability discharge on December 13, 1861.
BRISTOL Pvt. Tracy A. Bristol 5th C.V.I., Co. I Enlisted on July 4, 1861; captured on May 25, 1862 at Winchester, paroled on September 13, 1862; re-enlisted as a veteran on December 21, 1863; captured on November 19, 1864 during march from Atlanta to Savannah; died at Florence Stockade prison camp on January 8, 1865.
COCHRANE Pvt. Robert N. Cochrane, 19
Shear maker, single.
5th C.V.I., Co. I Enlisted on July 12, 1861; promoted to Corporal on May 8, 1862; to Sergeant on August 9, 1862; deserted on January 19, 1863.
COGSWELL Sgt. William H. Cogswell, 22
Day laborer, single.
5th C.V.I., Co. I Enlisted on June 22, 1861; captured during skirmish on May 3, 1862 at Harrisburg, discharged on May 21, 1862; enlisted with the Second Heavy Artillery on July 21, 1862
COONS Pvt. Adam Coons, 16
Coons lived with his parents in Sharon, but enlisted in Cornwall and lied about his age.
5th C.V.I., Co. I Enlisted on June 22, 1861; re-enlisted as a veteran on December 21, 1863; wounded on May 25, 1864 at Dallas, GA; promoted to Corporal on May 1, 1865; mustered out on July 19, 1865.
DICKINSON Pvt. Gilbert Dickinson, 26
Day laborer, single.
5th C.V.I., Co. I Enlisted on June 22, 1861; transferred as a Private to the 20th C.V.I. on January 11, 1864; re-transferred to the 5th C.V.I. as a Wagoner on March 26, 1864, term expired.
FIELDSEND Pvt. Henry Fieldsend, 25
Shear maker, single.
English immigrant.
5th C.V.I., Co. I Enlisted on September 15, 1861; severe wound to thigh on August 9, 1862 at Cedar Mountain, died on August 18, 1862.
GRAVES Pvt. Warren Graves, 18
Single.
5th C.V.I., Co. I Enlisted on June 22, 1861; promoted to Corporal on January 1, 1863; captured during march through Virginia on July 28, 1863; mustered out on July 22, 1864.
GREEN Pvt. William Green, 34
Shear manufacturer, single.
English immigrant.
5th C.V.I., Co. I Enlisted on July 4, 1861; promoted to Corporal on January 19, 1862; promoted to Sergeant on January 19, 1863; transferred as a Private to the 20th C.V.I. on January 11, 1864; re-transferred to the 5th C.V.I. as a Sergeant on March 26, 1864; discharged on July 22, 1864, term expired.
HART Sgt. Alvin Henry Hart, 33
Stage Driver, single.
5th C.V.I., Co. I, B Enlisted on June 22, 1861; promoted to 1st Sergeant on October 27, 1862; promoted to 2nd Lieutenant with Company B on March 1, 1863; mustered out on November 1, 1864.
HATCH Pvt. Elmer Hatch, 16
Single.
5th C.V.I., Co. I Enlisted on July 21, 1861; deserted on January 19, 1863.
HOLDSWORTH Cpl. Thomas H. Holdsworth 5th C.V.I., Co. I Enlisted on June 26, 1861; disability discharge on May 8, 1862, parole not given; discharged on July 22, 1864, term expired.
HOPKINS Pvt. George R. Hopkins 5th C.V.I., Co. K Enlisted on August 15, 1863; promoted to Corporal on October 1, 1863; wounded severely in the leg on May 15, 1864 at Resaca, Georgia; died on May 17, 1864.
HUGHES Pvt. Francis Hughes 5th C.V.I., Co. D Drafted on August 12, 1863; deserted on November 15, 1864.
HUNT Pvt. William H. Hunt, 20
Laborer, single.
5th C.V.I., Co. I Enlisted on July 4, 1861; transferred to the 49th Company, 2nd Battalion of the Veteran Reserve Corps (Invalid Corps) on December 30, 1863; discharged on July 21, 1864.
KELLY Pvt. Thomas Kelly, 20
Molder, single.
5th C.V.I., Co. I Enlisted on June 22, 1861; wounded in left thigh on August 9, 1862 at Cedar Mountain; re-enlisted as a veteran on December 21, 1863; wounded in the hand on June 17, 1864 at Pine Mountain, Georgia; mustered out on July 19, 1865.
MCCORMICK Cpl. Charles McCormick, 25 5th C.V.I., Co. I Enlisted on June 26, 1861; promoted to Sergeant on May 21, 1862; promoted to 1st Sergeant on March 1, 1863; re-enlisted as veteran on December 21, 1863; mustered out on July 19, 1865; died from disease contracted during his service on September 17, 1865.
MCMURTRY Pvt. William H. McMurtry 5th C.V.I., Co. I Enlisted on September 15, 1861; promoted to Corporal on May 27, 1862; captured on August 9, 1862 at Cedar Mountain, paroled on September 13, 1862; promoted to Sergeant on March 1, 1863; re-enlisted as a veteran on December 21, 1863; captured on March 5, 1865 at Wadesboro, North Carolina; paroled on April 2, 1865; mustered out on July 19, 1865.
NODINE Pvt. Crawford H. Nodine, 20
Clerk, single.
5th C.V.I., Co. I Enlisted on July 22, 1861; promoted to Corporal on May 21, 1862, severe wound to shoulder on August 9, 1862 at Cedar Mountain; died on September 3, 1862.
PALMER Pvt. John Palmer, 17
Collier, single.
5th C.V.I., Co. I Enlisted on July 4, 1861; re-enlisted as a veteran on December 21, 1863; mustered out on July 19, 1865.
PARMALEE Pvt. Charles H. Parmalee 5th C.V.I., Co. I Enlisted on July 4, 1861; disability discharge on November 28, 1861.
SMITH Cpl. Thomas A. Smith, 18
Shear maker, single.
5th C.V.I., Co. I Enlisted on June 22, 1861; wounded on August 9, 1862 at Cedar Mountain, leg amputated above the ankle; disability discharge on July 30, 1863.
WILSON

Pvt. James A. Wilson, 21
Carpenter, single.

5th C.V.I., Co. I Enlisted on July 22, 1861; promoted to Corporal on July 29, 1862; captured on August 9, 1862 at Cedar Mountain, paroled on September 13, 1862; disability discharge on March 16, 1863.
VAILL Pvt. John R. Vaill, 23
Paper maker, single.
6th C.V.I., Co. B Enlisted on September 2, 1861; died of typhoid fever in the hospital at Hilton Head, South Carolina on July 5, 1862, buried at Beaufort National Cemetery.
BEARDSLEY Pvt. Elbert J. Beardsley, 20
Carpenter/machinist, single.
7th C.V.I., Co. E Enlisted on August 27, 1861; discharged on September 12, 1864, term expired.
BUNNELL Pvt. George Bunnell, 20
Butcher/farmer, single.
7th C.V.I., Co. E Enlisted on August 27, 1861; promoted to Corporal on November 21, 1861; died of typhoid fever on March 27, 1862.
EATON Chaplain Jacob Eaton, 31
Minister, married.
7th C.V.I., Field & Staff Enlisted as a Private with the 8th C.V.I. on September 27, 1861; promoted to 1st Lieutenant on February 1, 1862; wounded at Antietam; mustered out on October 27, 1862; re-enlisted on March 29, 1864 as a Chaplain with the 7th C.V.I.; died at Wilmington, North Carolina on March 20, 1865, buried at Cornwall.
STERLING Pvt. James B. Sterling, 19
Farmer/day laborer, single.
7th C.V.I., Co. E Enlisted on September 7, 1861; wounded in the abdomen by a gun shot at Olustee, Florida on February 20, 1864; died in the hospital at Beaufort, South Carolina on February 25, 1864, buried at Beaufort National Cemetery.
DIBBLE Pvt. Charles E. Dibble, 18
Clerk, single.
8th C.V.I., Co. E Enlisted on September 6, 1861; promoted to Corporal on October 22, 1862; promoted to Second Lieutenant and transferred to the 11th CVI on December 24, 1863; promoted to Adjutant on May 4, 1865; mustered out on December 21, 1865.
FRENCH Pvt. Henry French, 23
Farmer, single.
8th C.V.I., Co. A Enlisted on September 18, 1861; disability discharge, May 10, 1862.
HART Pvt. Nelson Hart, 18
Farmer, single.
8th C.V.I., Co. I Enlisted on September 21, 1861; mustered out on December 12, 1865.
LAPPIN Wagoner Jonathan Lappin, 43
Farmer, married.
8th C.V.I., Co. I Enlisted on September 21, 1861; Wagoner, disability discharge, February 5, 1862.
MILLS Pvt. John Mills, 20
Farmer, single.
8th C.V.I., Co. I Enlisted on September 21, 1861; died January 21, 1862.
MORSE Pvt. Henry R. Morse, 29
Farmer, single.
8th C.V.I., Co. E Enlisted on September 21, 1861; killed in battle at Antietam, September 17, 1862.
ROOT Pvt. Henry Root, 24
Farmer, married.
8th C.V.I., Co. I Enlisted on September 21, 1861; mustered out on December 12, 1865.
SCOVILLE Pvt. Martin Scoville, 20
Sawyer, single.
8th C.V.I., Co. I Enlisted on September 27, 1861; died of typhoid fever on March 18, 1862.
SMITH Pvt. Bennett Smith, 18
Blacksmith, single.
8th C.V.I., Co. E Enlisted on September 6, 1861; mustered out on October 9, 1865.
SMITH Pvt. Henry Cole Smith, 18
Farmer, single.
8th C.V.I., Co. E Enlisted on September 27, 1861; disability discharge on March 24, 1865.
VAILL Pvt. Joseph H. Vaill, 23
Farmer, single.
8th C.V.I., Co. E Enlisted on September 17, 1861; promoted to Quarter Master Sergeant on May 28, 1862; promoted to 1st Sergeant on February 20, 1864; transferred to the 2nd Battalion, Veteran Reserve Corps on May 18, 1864; mustered out on September 20, 1864.
PETTIBONE Maj. Ira Welch Pettibone, 28
Educator, married.
10th C.V.I., Field & Staff Commissioned as a Major on October 30, 1861; promoted to Colonel on June 5, 1862; promoted to Lt. Colonel on February 8, 1862; mustered out on November 15, 1862.
FORD Pvt. Henry C. Ford, 16
Farmer, single.
11th C.V.I., Co. D Enlisted on October 4, 1861; died of typhoid fever (or measles) at sea on January 16, 1862.
FORD Cpl. William N. Ford, 22
Farmer, single.
11th C.V.I., Co. D Enlisted on October 4, 1861; reduced to ranks on June 12, 1862; transferred to the 3rd Regiment, U.S. Heavy Artillery on October 25, 1862; died on December 9, 1863.
FRINK Pvt. Charles H. Frink, 35
Farmer, married.
11th C.V.I., Co. I Enlisted on November 27, 1861; promoted to Corporal on June 2, 1862; reduced to ranks on December 13, 1862; re-enlisted as a veteran on December 13, 1863; killed while on furlough on January 24, 1864 in Sharon, Connecticut.
GRAVES Pvt. Sylvester Graves, 41
Farmer, married.
11th C.V.I., Co. I Enlisted on November 27, 1861; disability discharge on September 24, 1863; re-enlisted in the 2nd Heavy Artillery on January 20, 1864; mustered out on January 6, 1865.
GUY Cpl. Pierre A. Guy, 18
Clerk, single.
11th C.V.I., Co. D, I Enlisted on December 1, 1861; promoted to 1st Sergeant on November 20, 1862; re-enlisted as a veteran on December 13, 1863; captured at Drurys Bluff on May 16, 1864 and imprisoned at Andersonville; reduced to ranks on June 15, 1864; paroled on February 26, 1865; discharged on June 24, 1865.
MARSHALL Pvt. Joseph Marshall, 25
Farmer, married.
11th C.V.I., Co. I Enlisted on November 27, 1861; wounded at Antietam on September 17, 1862; transferred to the 5th Regiment, U.S. Cavalry on November 10, 1862; discharged on April 20, 1864.
NICHOLS Musician George Nichols, 16
Farmer, single.
11th C.V.I., Co. I Enlisted on November 27, 1861; transferred to ranks in July, 1863; promoted to Sergeant on December 1, 1863; reduced to ranks on June 10, 1864; mustered out on November 26, 1864.
PAGE Pvt. Edwin Page, 18
Tanner, single.
11th C.V.I., Co. I Enlisted on November 27, 1861; promoted to Corporal on March 14, 1864; discharged on November 27, 1864, term expired.
PAYNE 1st Sgt. William R. Payne, 27
Clerk, single.
11th C.V.I., Co. I Enlisted on October 16, 1861; promoted to 2nd Lieutenant on June 2, 1862; disability discharge on October 21, 1864; died of disease contracted during his service at Cornwall on February 20, 1865.
ALLEN 1st Lt. Amos T. Allen, 23
Farm laborer, single.
11th C.V.I., Co. F Transferred from the 5th C.V.I. as 1st Lieutenant on December 6, 1862; promoted to Captain on April 9, 1864; wounded at Cold Harbor in June 1864; died of complications related to amputation of left thigh in Douglas General Hospital at Washington, D.C. on July 6, 1864.
SWIFT Pvt. John H. Swift, 20
Single.
12th C.V.I., Co. A Enlisted on February 24, 1862; wounded at Pattersonville, Louisiana on March 27, 1863; taken prisoner on March 28, 1863; promoted to Corporal on September 12, 1864; discharged on November 28, 1864.
BLINN Capt. Charles D. Blinn, 20
Clerk, single.
13th C.V.I., Co. C Enlisted on October 26, 1861; promoted to Lieutenant-Colonel on October 5, 1863; promoted to Colonel on November 5, 1863; mustered out on January 6, 1865, term expired.
COOK Pvt. Alexander Cook, 16
Single.
13th C.V.I., Co. C Enlisted on December 20, 1861; wounded on October 19, 1864 at Cedar Creek; discharged on January 6, 1865, term expired.
DAVIDSON Pvt. Eugene Davidson, 16
Single.
13th C.V.I., Co. I Enlisted on September 7, 1864; transferred to the 13th Infantry Battalion on December 29, 1864; mustered out on April 25, 1866.
DAVIDSON Pvt. Ira A. Davidson, 21
Farm laborer, single.
13th C.V.I., Co. I Enlisted on December 18, 1861; re-enlisted as a veteran on February 8, 1864; wounded on September 19, 1864 at Winchester; transferred to the 13th Infantry Battalion on December 29, 1864; mustered out on August 12, 1865.
DIBBLE Pvt. George Dibble, 28
Farmer, single.
13th C.V.I., Co. C Enlisted on December 22, 1861; discharged on January 6, 1865, term expired.
DUNBAR Pvt. Everett E. Dunbar, 22 13th C.V.I., Co. C Enlisted on October 30, 1861; promoted to Corporal on December 13, 1862; promoted to 1st Sergeant on November 1, 1864; transferred to the 13th Infantry Battalion on December 29, 1864; promoted to 2nd Lieutenant on April 26, 1865; mustered out on August 16, 1865.
HOTCHKISS Pvt. Charles Hotchkiss 13th C.V.I., Co. C Enlisted on November 4, 1861; died of chronic diarrhea on March 19, 1864.
MANSFIELD Pvt. Norman Mansfield, 19
Blacksmith, single.
13th C.V.I., Co. C Enlisted on October 28, 1861; disability discharge on October 12, 1862; re-enlisted with the 2nd Heavy Artillery on January 20, 1864.
MCGOWAN Pvt. John McGowan, 34
Day laborer, married.
13th C.V.I., Co. C Enlisted on November 25, 1861; died on April 26, 1864.
NETTLETON 1st Lt. Isaac Fuller Nettleton, 20
Single.
13th C.V.I., Co. C Enlisted on October 26, 1861; died of disease at New Orleans on September 27, 1862.
NICKERSON Pvt. Edwin L. Nickerson, 20
Laborer, single.
13th C.V.I., Co. C Enlisted on February 25, 1862; promoted to Corporal on November 1, 1862; killed on April 14, 1863 at the Battle of Irish Bend, Louisiana.
PARMALEE Pvt. Cornelius G. Parmalee, 20
Farmer, single.
13th C.V.I., Co. I Enlisted on December 31, 1861; discharged on January 6, 1865, term expired.
RICHMOND Pvt. Charles Richmond, 17
Farmer, single.
13th C.V.I., Co. C Enlisted on November 2, 1861; re-enlisted as a veteran on February 8, 1864; transferred to the 13th Connecticut Battalion on December 29, 1864; mustered out on April 25, 1866.
RORABACK Pvt. George Roraback, 24
Farm laborer, single.
13th C.V.I., Co. C Enlisted on November 7, 1861; re-enlisted as a veteran on February 8, 1864; transferred to the 13th Connecticut Battalion on December 29, 1864; mustered out on April 25, 1866.
RORABACK Pvt. James H. Roraback, 31
Farm laborer, married.
13th C.V.I., Co. C Enlisted on October 28, 1861; re-enlisted as a veteran on February 8, 1864; transferred to the 13th Connecticut Battalion on December 29, 1864; mustered out on February 19, 1866.
TITUS Pvt. Sylvester Titus 13th C.V.I., Co. C Enlisted on November 4, 1861; re-enlisted as a veteran on February 8, 1864; transferred to the 13th Connecticut Battalion on December 29, 1864; mustered out on April 25, 1866.
WALDRON Pvt. Lockwood Waldron, 27
Day laborer, married.
13th C.V.I., Co. C Enlisted on November 2, 1861; disability discharge on May 31, 1862; re-enlisted on December 18, 1863 with the 2nd Heavy Artillery.
WRIGHT Pvt. Henry S. Wright, 40
Day laborer, married.
13th C.V.I., Co. C Enlisted on December 25, 1861; re-enlisted as a veteran on February 8, 1864; transferred to the 13th Connecticut Battalion on December 29, 1864; mustered out on August 2, 1865.
BUCKLEY Pvt. John Buckley, 25
Farm laborer, married.
Irish immigrant.
14th C.V.I., Co. B Drafted on August 6, 1864; deserted on August 21, 1864.
HAINES Pvt. Patrick Haines, 48
Farmer, married.
Irish immigrant.
14th C.V.I., Co. B Drafted on August 5, 1863; deserted on August 25, 1863.
HYATT Pvt. James Hyatt, 20
Clerk, single.
14th C.V.I., Co. I Drafted on September 5, 1863; disability discharge on March 2, 1864.
LEE Pvt. John Lee, 33
Farmer, married.
14th C.V.I., Co. D Drafted on August 8, 1863; deserted on August 22, 1863.
MCCARRICK Pvt. John McCarrick
14th C.V.I., Co. A Enlisted on December 14, 1864; deserted on April 6, 1865.
MCDONALD Pvt. James McDonald, 23
Farmer, single.
Irish immigrant.
14th C.V.I., Co. D Drafted on August 8, 1863; deserted on August 22, 1863.
PRITCHARD Pvt. Orlando C. Pritchard, 20
Married.
14th C.V.I., Co. H Previously enlisted with the 1st Heavy Artillery on May 22, 1861; deserted on June 19, 1861; drafted into the 14th C.V.I. on July 28, 1863; wounded in the thigh and captured at Bristoe Station on October 14, 1863; died from his wounds while a prisoner of war at Richmond, Virginia on February 16, 1864.
WHITCOMB Pvt. Abner S. Whitcomb, 20
Farmer, single.
14th C.V.I., Co. A Enlisted on July 22, 1862; deserted on September 27, 1862.
NORTH Surgeon William B. North, 28
Doctor, single.
18th C.V.I., Co. S Enlisted on April 12, 1863 as an Assistant Surgeon; mustered out May 9, 1864; died from disease contracted during his service on March 18, 1866.
BARNUM Cpl. Edward P. Barnum, 38
Shoemaker, married.
23rd C.V.I., Co. B Enlisted on November 14, 1862; reduced in rank to Full Private; mustered out on August 31, 1863.
GREEN Pvt. George Henry Green, 20
Laborer, single
29th C.V.I., Co. F Enlisted on December 1, 1863; died of scurvy in the hospital at Brownsville, Texas on August 21, 1865.
HOWARD Pvt. Peter Howard 29th C.V.I., unassigned Enlisted on December 5, 1863; died on December 12, 1863.
STARR Pvt. Josiah Starr, 39
Farmer, married.
29th C.V.I., Co. C Enlisted at Sharon on December 10, 1863; promoted to Sergeant on July 1, 1864; wounded in the cheek bone during a skirmish at Kell House, Virginia on October 27, 1864; disability discharge on March 26, 1865.
WATSON Sgt. John L. Watson, 27
Farmer, married.
29th C.V.I., Co. F Enlisted on December 3, 1863; admitted to Knight General Hospital at New Haven with measles on January 15, 1864; returned to duty on January 29, 1864; absent from duty from April to June, 1865 while sick in the hospital at Richmond, Virginia; reduced to ranks while absent on May 1, 1865; mustered out mustered out at Brownsville, Texas on October 24, 1865.
LEPYON Sgt. John Lepyon, 20
Farmer, single.
29th C.V.I., Co. F Enlisted on December 2, 1863; appointed First Sergeant on January 1, 1864; returned to Cornwall on pass while sick from February 22 to February 29, 1864; reduced to duty Sergeant on May 1, 1865; mustered out at Brownsville, Texas on October 24, 1865.
PENDLETON Pvt. George W. Pendleton, 22 1st C.H.A., Co. C Enlisted on April 1, 1862; died of chronic diarrhea in the Columbian General Hospital at Washington, D.C. on September 11, 1862; buried at Cornwall Cemetery.
PRITCHARD Pvt. Orlando C. Pritchard, 19
Farmer, single.
1st C.H.A., Co. B Enlisted on May 22, 1861; deserted on June 19, 1861; drafted into the 14th C.V.I. on July 28, 1863.
BAILEY Pvt. Albert H. Bailey, 46
Day laborer, married.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on January 4, 1864; mustered out on June 12, 1865.
BAIRD Pvt. Robert J. Baird, 44
Day laborer, married.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on July 30, 1862; deserted on May 26, 1864.
BAKER Pvt. Henry W. Baker, 37
Shoemaker, married.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on August 5, 1862; disability discharge on September 11, 1863.
BALDWIN Pvt. George W. Baldwin, 27
Farmer, married.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on January 4, 1864; mustered out on June 9, 1865.
BARLEY Pvt. Charles Barley, 32
Day laborer, married.
2nd C.H.A., Co. D Previously served as Wagoner in 5th C.V.I.; re-enlisted from Sharon on December 23, 1863; disability discharge on May 18, 1865.
BARTON Pvt. George Barton, 25
Day laborer, single.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on December 29, 1863; wounded in the head at Cold Harbor on June 1, 1864; discharged by order of the War Department on April 14, 1865.
BENEDICT Pvt. Alfred L. Benedict, 26
Hatter, single.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Previously enlisted from New Fairfield on April 25, 1861 with the 3rd C.V.I.; wounded and captured at Bull Run on July 21, 1861; paroled on June 2, 1862; discharged on June 18, 1862; re-enlisted at Cornwall on August 19, 1862; promoted to Corporal on February 14, 1864; wounded in the ankle at Winchester on September 19, 1864; disability discharge on June 2, 1865.
BIERCE Pvt. Benjamin Franklin Bierce, 26
Mechanic, married.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on August 4, 1862; discharged on May 30, 1865.
BONNEY Pvt. Herman E. Bonney, 35
Carpenter, married.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on December 24, 1863; died of disease in the military hospital at Philadelphia on June 28, 1864, buried at Cornwall Bridge.
BOSWORTH Pvt. Charles C. Bosworth 2nd C.H.A., Co. M Enlisted on January 28, 1864; wounded in the wrist at Cedar Creek on October 19, 1864; mustered out on May 3, 1865.
BRAZEE Pvt. John H. Brazee, 36
Laborer, married.
2nd C.H.A., Co. B Enlisted on August 6, 1862; discharged on September 10, 1863.
BUTLER Pvt. Frederick F. Butler, 21
Laborer, married.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on September 11, 1862; promoted to Corporal on February 13, 1864; mustered out on July 7, 1865.
BUTLER Pvt. George W. Butler 2nd C.H.A., Co. D Previously enlisted at Goshen with the 13th CVI; mustered out on March 11, 1863; enlisted at Cornwall on September 17, 1863; lost a finger at North Anna on May 24, 1864; mustered out on August 18, 1865.
CHIPMAN Pvt. Jerome Chipman, 26
Farm laborer, single.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on August 4, 1862; disability discharge on February 22, 1863.
CHRISTIE Pvt. John Christie 2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on January 4, 1864; wounded in the hand at Cold Harbor on June 8, 1864; disability discharge on May 17, 1865.
CLARK Pvt. Nelson Clark, 43
Farmer, married.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on August 13, 1862; promoted to Corporal on June 22, 1865; discharged on July 7, 1865.
COGSWELL Pvt. Newton W. Cogswell, 24
Day laborer, single.
2nd C.H.A., Co. B Enlisted on November 21, 1863; wounded in the arm at Cold Harbor on June 1, 1864; mustered out on August 18, 1865.
COGSWELL Sgt. William H. Cogswell, 27
Day laborer, single.
2nd C.H.A., Co. B Transferred from the 5th C.V.I. on March 5, 1864; wounded in the leg at Winchester on September 19, 1864; died from his wound on October 7, 1864, buried at North Cornwall.
COLE Pvt. Philo L. Cole, 26
Farmer, married.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on August 19, 1862; died from disease in the Regimental Hospital at Alexandria, Virginia on January 6, 1863.
CORBAN Pvt. Josiah B. Corban, 41
Farmer, married.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on August 4, 1862; captured at Snicker’s Gap on July 24, 1864; paroled on February 21, 1865; disability discharge on May 11, 1865.
DELANEY Pvt. Patrick Delaney, 33
Farmer, married.
Irish immigrant.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on August 12, 1862; promoted to Corporal on June 22, 1865; discharged on July 7, 1865.
DOHERTY Pvt. John O. Doherty, 32
Farmer, single.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on August 18, 1862; wounded at Cold Harbor on June 1, 1864; disability discharge on March 18, 1865.
FORD Pvt. Harvey L. Ford, 27
Married.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on January 5, 1864; died of typhoid in the Regimental Hospital at Alexandria, Virginia on April 27, 1864; buried at Cornwall Hollow.
FRINK Wagoner Rufus S. Frink, 28
Farmer, married.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on August 7, 1862; discharged on July 7, 1865.
GIBBINS Pvt. James Gibbins, 25
Farmer, single.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on July 23, 1862; discharged in July, 1865.
GOLD Capt. Edward F. Gold, 36
Farmer, single.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on July 20, 1862; discharged on February 24, 1865.
GRAVES Pvt. Sylvester Graves, 43
Day laborer, married.
2nd C.H.A., Co. L Previously served with 11th C.V.I.; enlisted with 2nd Heavies on January 20, 1864; deserted on January 5, 1865.
GREGORY Pvt. J. Milton Gregory, 24
Merchant, single.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G, H Enlisted on July 30, 1862; promoted to 1st Lieutenant of Company H on March 2, 1864; wounded at the Battle of Cedar Creek on October 19, 1864; discharged on January 10, 1865; promoted to Brevet Captain on January 23, 1865.
HAWVER Pvt. Edward Hawver, 22
Farmer, married.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on July 29, 1862; promoted to Corporal on March 25, 1864; wounded in the thigh at Cedar Creek on October 19, 1864; promoted to Sergeant on June 22, 1865; discharged on July 7, 1865.
HAWVER Pvt. John Hawver, 25
Farm laborer, single.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on December 17, 1863; wounded in the shoulder at Cold Harbor on June 1, 1864; transferred to the 10th Regiment Veterans Reserve Corps on March 7, 1865; discharged on August 22, 1865; died on August 1, 1868.
HOFFMAN Pvt. Hermann Hoffman, 34
Farmer, married.
German immigrant.
2nd C.H.A., Co. H Enlisted on August 18, 1862; discharged on July 7, 1865.
HOTCHKISS Pvt. Dwight A. Hotchkiss, 17
Farm laborer, single.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on January 4, 1864 with his father, Zina Hotchkiss; mustered out on August 18, 1865.
HOTCHKISS Pvt. Zina D. Hotchkiss, 44
Farmer, married.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on January 4, 1864 with his son, Dwight Hotchkiss; mustered out on August 18, 1865.
HUBBELL Musician Myron H. Hubbell, 38
Miller, married.
19th C.V.I., Co. G Enlisted on August 2, 1862; died from disease in the Regimental Hospital at Alexandria, Virginia on November 24, 1862.
HUXLEY Pvt. Hubert D. Huxley, 20
Day laborer, single.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on January 4, 1864; promoted to Corporal on August 8, 1865; mustered out on August 18, 1865.
JENNINGS Pvt. Nelson T. Jennings, 33
House painter, married.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on August 18, 1862; discharged on June 6, 1865.
KELMER Pvt. David Kelmer, 38
Farmer, married.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on August 18, 1862; discharged on July 7, 1865.
KIMBALL Pvt. David Kimball, 26
Blacksmith, married.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on July 22, 1862; promoted to Corporal on June 22, 1865; discharged on July 7, 1865.
LAPHAM Pvt. Sidney Lapham, 32
Farmer, single.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on July 30, 1862; discharged on July 7, 1865.
LEONARD Pvt. Timothy Leonard, 32
Farm laborer, single.
Irish immigrant.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on December 18, 1863; wounded in the hand at Cold Harbor on June 1, 1864; discharged on August 21, 1864.
MALLORY Pvt. Elijah C. Mallory, 29
Farmer, married.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on August 18, 1862; disability discharge on January 21, 1863.
MARSHALL Pvt. Henry M. Marshall, 17
Single
2nd C.H.A., Co. H Enlisted on December 29, 1863; wounded in the right forearm at Cold Harbor on June 1, 1864; mustered out on August 18, 1865.
MILFORD Cpl. Henry P. Milford, 45
Furnace laborer/carpenter, married.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on August 6, 1862; promoted to Sergeant on February 13, 1864; promoted to Quarter Master Sergeant on November 29, 1864; discharged on July 7, 1865.
MINER Pvt. Ralph J. Miner, 18
Clerk, single.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on August 9, 1862; disability discharge on March 8, 1863.
MOORE Pvt. George Moore, 23
Blacksmith, single.
2nd C.H.A., Co. C Transferred from the 14th C.V.I. on May 30, 1865; deserted on July 27, 1865.
MOSLEY Pvt. Lorenzo Mosley 2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on August 2, 1864; deserted on August 3, 1865.
NORTH Pvt. Pascal P. North, 27
Married.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on December 16, 1863; died of acute dysentery in the Lincoln Hospital at Washington, D.C. on June 25, 1864.
PAGE Pvt. George W. Page, 22
Farmer, single.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on August 18, 1862; promoted to Corporal on November 29, 1864; killed by a wound to the neck at Cedar Creek on October 19, 1864, found dead, locked in embrace with Cpl. Charles J. Reed; buried at Cornwall Bridge.
PALMER Sgt. Silas A. Palmer, 34
Carpenter/mechanic, widower.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on August 4, 1862; promoted to Quarter Master Sergeant with Company M; mustered out on May 12, 1865.
PALMER Pvt. William S. Palmer, 17
Single.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on December 29, 1863; promoted to Corporal on August 8, 1865; mustered out on August 18, 1865.
PARKS Sgt. James Parks, 36
Carpenter, married.
2nd C.H.A., Co. B Enlisted on July 3, 1862; promoted to 1st Sergeant on March 10, 1864; wounded at Cedar Creek on October 19, 1864; discharged on June 23, 1865.
PAYNE Cpl. Joseph B. Payne, 21
Day laborer, single.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on August 4, 1862; promoted to Sergeant on January 1, 1864; promoted to Quarter Master Sergeant on February 13, 1864; wounded in thigh and killed at Cold Harbor on June 1, 1864.
PAYNE Pvt. Nathan Payne, 31
Fireman at furnace; married.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on December 18, 1863; disability discharge on February 18, 1865.
PECK Pvt. Henry Peck, 43
Farmer, married.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on August 4, 1862; killed by a shell to the head at Winchester on September 19, 1864.
PIERCE Pvt. Frederick J. Pierce, 26
Farmer, married.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on January 4, 1864; promoted to Corporal on April 4, 1864; reduced to ranks on December 18, 1864; promoted to Corporal on July 10, 1865; promoted to Sergeant on March 25, 1865; mustered out on August 18, 1865.
REED Pvt. Charles J. Reed, 17
Farm laborer, single.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on August 14, 1862; promoted to Corporal on April 4, 1864; killed by a wound to the chest at Cedar Creek on October 19, 1864, found dead, locked in embrace with Cpl. George W. Page.
ROBINSON Cpl. Albert E. Robinson, 30
Carpenter, married.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on September 11, 1862; promoted to Sergeant on March 16, 1864; disability discharge on January 30, 1865 following treatment chronic diarrhea in the military hospital at Baltimore; died on his way home on March 26, 1865.
ROUSE Pvt. Lucien G. Rouse, 18
Farmer, single
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on August 4, 1862; died on January 9, 1863.
SAWYER Pvt. Lewis J. Sawyer, 22
Farmer, single.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on August 4, 1862; died of cerebritis (brain inflammation) in the military hospital at Washington, D.C. on August 24, 1864; buried at Cornwall Bridge.
SHERMAN Pvt. Thomas Sherman, 18
Farmer, single.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on July 30, 1862; disability discharge on July 7, 1864; died at home in 1866.
SICKMUND Pvt. Horace C. Sickmund, 27
Day laborer, married.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on December 29, 1863; wounded in the right knee at Cold Harbor on June 6, 1864; died in Columbia College Hospital at Washington, D.C. on July 14, 1864.
SLOVER Pvt. Orville Slover, 46
Farmer, widower.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on December 1, 1863; mustered out on August 18, 1865.
SLOVER Pvt. William Slover, 17
Farm laborer, single.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on December 2, 1863, one day after his father, Orville Slover, enlisted; drowned in the Potomac River near Georgetown while watering mules on July 27, 1865.
SMITH Pvt. Charles H. Smith, 20
Blacksmith, single.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on August 20, 1862; promoted to Corporal on February 13, 1864; disability discharge on June 5, 1865.
SMITH Sgt. Gad N. Smith, 19
Clerk, single.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on July 30, 1862; promoted to 1st Lieutenant on March 12, 1864; wounded in the leg at Cedar Creek on October 19, 1864; promoted to Captain on January 2, 1865; promoted to Brevet Major on April 2, 1865; mustered out on August 18, 1865.
SMITH Pvt. Swift B. Smith, 23
Farmer, single.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on December 16, 1863; promoted to Corporal on February 13, 1864; promoted to Sergeant on November 29, 1864; promoted to 1st Sergeant on March 25, 1865; mustered out on August 18, 1865.
SOULE Pvt. Elisha Soule, 31
Farmer, married.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on August 20, 1862; killed by wound to head at Cedar Creek on October 19, 1864.
STUDLEY Pvt. George W. Studley, 18
Miller, single.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on August 14, 1862; promoted to Corporal on November 29, 1864; promoted to Sergeant on March 25, 1865; mustered out on July 7, 1865.
SWIFT Pvt. Charles R. Swift, 27
Farmer, single.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on August 19, 1862; promoted to Corporal on February 13, 1864; severely wounded in the shoulder at Fort Fisher in January 1865; promoted to Sergeant on March 25, 1865; wounded at Petersburg on March 25, 1865; disability discharge on June 9, 1865.
TAYLOR Pvt. John H. Taylor 2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on December 21, 1863; deserted on July 19, 1864.
TROY Pvt. Patrick Troy, 23
Laborer, single.
Irish immigrant.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on August 7, 1862; promoted to Corporal on March 3, 1864; wounded at Winchester on September 19, 1864; arm was amputated; relapsed and died in transit to the hospital at Baltimore on October 20, 1864.
TULLY Pvt. John Tully 2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on December 10, 1863; mustered out on August 18, 1865.
VAILL Pvt. Henry L. Vaill, 20
Single.
2nd C.H.A., Co. C Enlisted on August 7, 1862; promoted to Corporal on March 13, 1864; wounded in the neck and lungs at Cedar Creek on October 19, 1864; died from his wounds in Taylor Hospital at Winchester on November 4, 1864.
VAILL Pvt. Theodore F. Vaill, 30
Farmer, single.
2nd C.H.A., Co. B Enlisted on August 13, 1862; promoted to Sergeant Major on September 19, 1863; promoted to 1st Lieutenant on March 5, 1864; promoted to Full Adjutant on March 5, 1864; wound to the left hip in January 1865 at Fort Fisher; mustered out on August 18, 1865.
VAN BUREN Musician James H. Van Buren, 18
Farmer, single.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on August 18, 1862; transferred to ranks; wounded in the leg by a shell at Winchester on September 19, 1864; leg was amputated twice; died from complications in the hospital at Sandy Hook on November 1, 1864.
WALDRON Pvt. Lockwood Waldron, 29
Day laborer, married.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Previously enlisted at Sharon with the 13th C.V.I. on November 27, 1861; re-enlisted at Cornwall on December 18, 1863; mustered out on August 18, 1865.
WHITE Pvt. William White, 32
Day laborer, married.
Irish immigrant.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on December 29, 1863; died of typhoid fever and chronic diarrhea in the Lincoln Hospital at Washington, D.C. on December 16, 1864.
WILLIAMS Pvt. Allen G. Williams, 35
Shoemaker, married.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on August 7, 1862; died of chronic diarrhea in the hospital at Blackwell’s Island, New York on August 25, 1864.
WILLIAMS Pvt. Horace N. Williams, 35
Mechanic, married.
2nd C.H.A., Co. G Enlisted on August 20, 1862; shot in the mouth in January 1865 at Fort Fisher; discharged on July 7, 1865.
HECTOR Pvt. David Hector,
Farmer, married.
31st U.S. Colored Troops, Co. D Enlisted at Sharon on February 12, 1864; mustered out on November 7, 1865.
MAY Pvt. Jeremiah May, 32
Day laborer, married.
11th U.S. Colored Heavy Artillery, Co. B Drafted into the Rhode Island 14th Heavy Artillery (redesignated later as the 11th U.S. Colored Heavy Artillery) on July 23, 1863; promoted to Full Corporal on September 14, 1863; mustered out at New Orleans on October 2, 1865.
WESTERN Pvt. Charles Western, 26
Farmer, single.
11th U.S. Colored Heavy Artillery, Co. H Drafted at Bridgeport into the Rhode Island 14th Heavy Artillery (redesignated later as the 11th U.S. Colored Heavy Artillery) on October 3, 1863; mustered out at New Orleans on October 2, 1865.
NICKERSON Pvt. Mark S. Nickerson, 18
Single.
10th MA Infantry Regiment, Co. A;
13th NY Cavalry Regiment
Enlisted at Great Barrington, MA on June 14, 1861; promoted to full Corporal; mustered out on July 1, 1864; re-enlisted with the New York 13th Cavalry Regiment at Kingston, NY on September 27, 1864; mustered out on June 30, 1865.

 

 

 

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