October 9, 1842 (Connecticut) – September 1, 1862 (Hilton Head, SC); 19 years old
Enlisted August 24, 1861
Mustered in September 5, 1961
Unit: 7th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers, Company D

Born to John D. (1814-1880) and Jane N. Hodges Byxbee (1822-1899). Siblings were Emily (1844-1915), George (1845-1903), Charles A. (1849-1925), Sarah (1849-1917) and Clara E. (1858-1920).

Died of an unknown cause on September 1, 1862 in Hilton Head, South Carolina.

Buried in Beaufort National Cemetery, 1601 Boundary Street, Beaufort, SC; Section 35, Plot 3880. Photo from


Published by jeffd1121

USAF retiree. Veteran advocate. Committed to telling the stories of those who died while in the service of the country during wartime.

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