September 19, 1841 (Norwalk, CT) – September 3, 1863 (unknown location); 21 years old
Enlisted on September 14, 1861
Mustered in September 23, 1861
Unit: 8th Infantry, Connecticut Volunteers, Company H

Born to Valentine Merrill (1811-1875) and Fanny E. Bouton Merrill (1816-1860). Siblings were Mary E. (1832-1893), Joseph B. (1835-1900), Albert M. (1844-1902), Emma L. Merrill Smith (1846-1929).

Died of an unknown cause on September 3, 1863.

Buried in Pine Island Cemetery, Crescent Street, Norwalk, CT. 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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