PRIVATE HENRY F. WILLIAMS

Unknown DOB – July 7, 1864 (unknown location); unknown age Enlisted on October 1, 1861 Mustered in November 22, 1861 Unit #1: 12th Infantry, Connecticut Volunteers, Company E Discharged for disability June 27, 1862 Mustered in again on December 3, 1863 Unit #2: Connecticut 1st Heavy Artillery, Company D Wounded in the chest at Petersburg,Continue reading “PRIVATE HENRY F. WILLIAMS”

LIEUTENANT COLONEL ALBERT H. WILCOXSON

January 29, 1834 (Norwalk, CT) – March 6, 1865 (Tallahassee, FL); 31 years old Married to Marth Guion Wilcoxson (1839-1872) Enlisted July 16, 1862 Commissioned in August 29, 1862 Unit: 17th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers Promoted to Captain November 15, 1862 while assigned to Company I, 17th CT Infantry Wounded and captured February 5, 1865 atContinue reading “LIEUTENANT COLONEL ALBERT H. WILCOXSON”

PRIVATE NATHAN SYLVESTER WHEELER

1828 (Easton, CT)? – August 28, 1861 (Frederick, MD); 33 years old Married to Caroline E. Gilbert (1834-?) on August 12, 1852 in Danbury, CT Enlisted July 9, 1861 Mustered in July 22, 1861 Unit: 5th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers, Company E Listed in the 1860 census at 30 years old, married to Caroline, occupation CarriageContinue reading “PRIVATE NATHAN SYLVESTER WHEELER”

PRIVATE FRED F. WHEELER

1834? – September 30, 1864 (Hampton, VA); unknown age Enlisted September 13, 1863 Mustered in September 13, 1863 Unit: 6th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers, Company K Listed in the 1860 census at 25 years old, from CT and occupation as Mason. Died September 27, 1864 at Hampton Hospital of typhoid fever. Burial information not found.

CORPORAL WILLIAM WOOD WESTLAKE

January 24, 1843 (Breesport, NY) – July 4, 1863 (Gettysburg, PA); 20 years old Enlisted August 9, 1862 Mustered in August 28, 1862 Unit: 17th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers, Company A Promoted to Corporal June 4, 1863 Born to Daniel Burroughs Westlake (1812-1894) and Adeline Wood (1817-1855). Siblings were Julia A. (1837-1841), Zenas H. (1840-1845), JuliaContinue reading “CORPORAL WILLIAM WOOD WESTLAKE”

PRIVATE FENNIMORE C. WEEKS

Unknown DOB – September 11, 1862 (Sharpsburg, MD); unknown age Enlisted November 11, 1861 Mustered in November 12, 1861 Unit: 11th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers, Company F Born to Amos (1790-1845) and Rachel Smith Weeks (1803-?). Siblings were Marcia (1834-1926), Eliza A. (1836-), and James K. (1844-1915. Killed September 11, 1862 at Antietam, MD. Buried atContinue reading “PRIVATE FENNIMORE C. WEEKS”

CORPORAL JAMES WATERWORTH

Unknown DOB – October 15, 1863 (South Carolina); 30 or 31 years old Married to Emma A. Waterworth Enlisted August 6, 1862 Mustered in August 28, 1862 Unit: 17th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers, Company A Died October 15, 1863 of typhoid fever, Post Hospital, Folly Island, SC. Burial information not found. END

PRIVATE RICHMOND E. THOMAS

1844 – June 3, 1864 (Cold Harbor, VA); 19 or 20 years old Enlisted September 21, 1861 Mustered in September 26, 1861 Company H, 8th Regiment, Connecticut VolunteersReenlisted December 24, 1863 Killed June 3, 1864 at Cold Harbor, VA Buried in Cold Harbor National Cemetery, 6038 Cold Harbor Road, Mechanicsville, VA; Grave 498. Photo fromContinue reading “PRIVATE RICHMOND E. THOMAS”