PRIVATE SHERMAN B. DAYTON

? 1839 (Weston, CT) – August 9, 1862 (Cedar Mountain, VA); 23 years old
Married Abigail Beers (1843-1930) July 21, 1860 in Katonah, NY
Daughter Mary Dayton (1861-?)
Enlisted September 18, 1861
Mustered in September 23, 1861
Unit: 5th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers, Company G

Killed August 9, 1862 at Cedar Mountain, Virginia. Same date of death and location as Norwalk residents Giles Buell and Oliver Brady.

Listed as “Missing” in the August 19, 1862 copy of The New York Times.


Burial information not found


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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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