PRIVATE NATHAN SYLVESTER WHEELER

1830 (Easton, CT)? – August 28, 1861 (Frederick, MD); 30 or 31 years oldMarried to Caroline E. Gilbert on August 12, 1852 in Danbury, CT.Company E, 5th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers.Enlisted July 9, 1861.Died August 28, 1861 of disease.Listed in the 1860 census at 30 years old, married to Caroline, occupation Carriage Maker. Buried at AntietamContinue reading “PRIVATE NATHAN SYLVESTER WHEELER”

PRIVATE OWEN MURPHY

Unknown DOB – August 20, 1862 (Alexandria City, VA); unknown ageMarried to Maria Dart Murphy.Sons Edward and George.Company E, 5th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers.Enlisted June 22, 1861.Wounded August 9, 1862 at Cedar Mountain, VA.Died August 20, 1862 in Alexandria City, VA. From findagrave.com Enlisted from Norwalk, June 22, 1861. Died of tetanus, perhaps from wounds, followingContinue reading “PRIVATE OWEN MURPHY”

CORPORAL MINOT C. HALE

? 1843 – July 21, 1864 (Georgia); 20 or 21 years oldCompany G, 5th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers.Enlisted April 25, 1861.Promoted to Corporal January 6, 1863.Reenlisted December 21, 1863.Wounded July 20, 1864 at Peach Tree Creek, Georgia.Died from those wounds on July 22, 1864.Unknown burial location.

PRIVATE SHERMAN B. DAYTON

? 1839 (Weston, CT) – August 9, 1862 (Cedar Mountain, VA); 23 years oldMarried Abigail Beers July 11, 1860 in Katonah, NY.Daughter Mary Dayton.Company G, 5th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers.Enlisted September 18, 1861.Killed August 9, 1862 at Cedar Mountain, Virginia.Listed as “Missing” in the August 19, 1862 copy of The New York Times.Burial information not found

PRIVATE GILES PETER BUELL

November 2, 1832 (Litchfield, CT) – August 9, 1862 (Cedar Mountain, VA); 29 years oldMarried Henrietta Young April 3, 1855 in Farmington, CT who passed in 1860.Children Elizabeth, Francis, Annie.Company G, 5th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers.Enlisted September 19, 1861.Killed August 9, 1862 at Cedar Mountain, Virginia.Burial information not found.