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”

PRIVATE HENRY S. TAYLOR

Unknown DOB – August 24, 1863 (South Carolina); unknown age Enlisted September 18, 1861 Mustered in October 22, 1861 Unit: 10th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers, Company C Died August 24, 1863 of “chronic diarrhea.” Buried in Beaufort National Cemetery, 1601 Boundary Street, Beaufort, SC; Section 36, Plot 3801. Photo from findagrave.com. END

PRIVATE TALCUT B. SMITH

Unknown DOB – June 29, 1863 (Port Hudson, LA) Married to Harriet F. Newcomb (1833-1886) on September 3, 1851. Son, James (1851-?), and daughter Anna Smith Wilson (1853-?). Enlisted September 9, 1862 Mustered in November 15, 1862 Unit: 28th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers, Company G Wounded in left leg and the leg was amputated June 14,Continue reading “PRIVATE TALCUT B. SMITH”

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”

PRIVATE WILLIAM SMEDLEY

1819? – June 20, 1865 (Jacksonville, FL); 46 years old Enlisted August 27, 1862 Mustered in August 28, 1862 Unit: 17th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers, Company H Taken prisoner May 2, 1863 at Chancellorsville, VA. Paroled May 15, 1863. Died June 20, 1865 “by falling from a window causing rupture blood vessel.” Memorialized in family plot,Continue reading “PRIVATE WILLIAM SMEDLEY”

CORPORAL CORNELIUS REARDON

Unknown DOB – February 10, 1864 (Morton’s Ford, VA); unknown age Enlisted July 12, 1862 Mustered in August 20, 1862 Unit: 14th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers, Company A Promoted to Corporal September 11, 1863. Wounded in left thigh February 6, 1864 at Mortons Ford, VA and died of those wounds February 10, 1864. Burial information notContinue reading “CORPORAL CORNELIUS REARDON”

PRIVATE HENRY M. RAYMOND

August 25, 1845 (Norwalk, CT) – March 17, 1862 (New Bern, NC); 17 years old Enlisted September 25, 1861 Mustered in October 9, 1861 Unit: 10th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers, Company G Born to Thomas M. (1811-1882) and Charlotte Keeler Raymond (1819-1911). Siblings are Stephen M. (1835-1870), Charlotte A. (1838-), Frances C. (1839-1932), Justus K. (1843-1915),Continue reading “PRIVATE HENRY M. RAYMOND”