PRIVATE RICHMOND E. THOMAS

1844 – June 3, 1864 (Cold Harbor, VA); 19 or 20 years oldCompany H, 8th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers.Enlisted September 21, 1861.Reenlisted 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

PRIVATE HENRY S. TAYLOR

Unknown DOB – August 24, 1863 (South Carolina); unknown ageCompany C, 10th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers.Enlisted September 18, 1861.Died August 24, 1863 of “chronic diarrhea.” Buried in Beaufort National Cemetery, 1601 Boundary Street, Beaufort, SC; Section 36, Plot 3801

PRIVATE TALCUT B. SMITH

Unknown DOB – June 29, 1863 (Port Hudson, LA); unknown ageMarried to Harriet F. Newcomb (1833-1886) on September 3, 1851.Daughter Anna Smith Wilson (1853-?).Company G, 28th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers.Enlisted September 9, 1862.Wounded in left leg, leg amputated June 14, 1863 at Port Hudson, LA.Died June 29, 1863.Burial information not found.

CORPORAL OSCAR L. SMITH

July 21, 1831 (Norwalk, CT) – June 17, 1864 (Bermuda Hundred, VA); 32 years oldCompany D, 7th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers.Enlisted August 24, 1861.Reenlisted December 22, 1863.Promoted to Corporal May 20, 1864.Killed June 17, 1864 at Bermuda Hundred, VA. Buried in City Point National Cemetery, 10th Avenue and Davis Street Hopewell City, Virginia; Section B, PlotContinue reading “CORPORAL OSCAR L. SMITH”

PRIVATE WILLIAM SMEDLEY

Unknown DOB – June 20, 1865 (Jacksonville, FL); 46 years oldCompany H, 17th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers.Enlisted August 27, 1862.Taken prisoner May 2, 1863 at Chancellorsville, VA.Died June 20, 1865 “by falling from a window causing rupture blood vessel.” Memorial in family plot, Riverside Cemetery, Riverside Avenue, Norwalk, CT; Section 7