CORPORAL OSCAR L. SMITH

July 21, 1831 (Norwalk, CT) – June 17, 1864 (Bermuda Hundred, VA); 32 years old Enlisted August 24, 1861 Mustered in September 5, 1861 Unit: 7th Infant Connecticut Volunteers, Company D Promoted to Corporal May 20, 1864 Born to Jesse Smith (1801-1884) and Amanda Raymond Smith (1804-1885). Siblings are Charles H. (1827-1890), Sarah J. (1829-1900),Continue reading “CORPORAL OSCAR L. SMITH”

LIEUTENANT THOMAS HOOTON

1835 (New York) – June 16, 1862 (James Island, SC); 26 or 27 years old The 1860 census lists Thomas Hooton in Norwalk at 25 years old and Hatter as his occupation. Enlisted April 19, 1861 Unit #1: 1st Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers, E Company (3 months in 1861) Unit #2: 7th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers, DContinue reading “LIEUTENANT THOMAS HOOTON”

PRIVATE THEODORE B. BENEDICT

1832 (Unknown location) – May 6, 1865 (New Haven, CT); 32 years old Mustered in April 19, 1861 and honorably discharged July 31, 1861 Enlisted August 24, 1861 Reenlisted December 22, 1863 Unit: 7th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers, Company DAlso served in the 1st Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers, Company E in 1861 Born to George (1807-1888) andContinue reading “PRIVATE THEODORE B. BENEDICT”