September 23, 1840 (New York) – February 18, 1862 (Roanoke Island, VA); 21 years old
Enlisted September 30, 1861
Mustered in September 30, 1861
Unit: 8th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers, Company H

Born to William H. (1810-1877) and Susan Hutchings Ferris (1818-1900). Siblings were William H. Jr. (1839-1867), John H. (1842-1904), Josephine (1844-1919), Charles E. (1846-1906), George L. (1849-1950), Typhena F. (1852-1900), and Frances N. (1856-1919).

Died of typhoid fever on February 18, 1862 at Roanoke Island, Virginia.

Buried at Rowayton Union Cemetery, Rowayton Avenue, Norwalk, CT; Avenue 2, Plot # 8; photos 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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