PRIVATE GILES PETER BUELL

November 2, 1832 (Litchfield, CT) – August 9, 1862 (Cedar Mountain, VA); 29 years old Married to Henrietta M. Young (1835-1860) on April 3, 1855 in Farmington, CT Children Elizabeth C. (1856-?), Francis S. (1858-1926) and Henrietta A. (1860-1960) Enlisted September 19, 1861Mustered in September 23, 1861Unit: 5th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers, Company G Born toContinue reading “PRIVATE GILES PETER BUELL”

PRIVATE WILLIAM LEVI BODWELL

Unknown date 1839 (New York) – July 5, 1863 (Gettysburg, PA); 23 years old Enlisted September 9, 1862 Mustered in October 4, 1862 Unit: 28th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers, Company C Born to Henry E. (1805-1875) and Sarah A. Moore Bodwell (1807-1891). Siblings were Ruth A. (1826-1844), Esther S. Bodwell Benham (1828-1859), Mary A. (1830-1889), HenryContinue reading “PRIVATE WILLIAM LEVI BODWELL”

PRIVATE ALFRED (AKA ALBERT) BLACKMAN

1817 (Unknown location) – August 6, 1864 (Andersonville, GA); 47 years old Enlisted on January 31, 1862 Mustered in on February 5, 1862 Unit #1: 13th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers, Company BDischarged for disability on July 5, 1862 Unit #2: 2nd Connecticut Heavy Artillery, Company C Enlisted December 16, 1863 and mustered in the same dayContinue reading “PRIVATE ALFRED (AKA ALBERT) BLACKMAN”

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”

PRIVATE GEORGE BEERS

February 4, 1813 (Litchfield, CT) – August 9, 1863 (Vicksburg, MS); 50 years oldMarried to Joanna Slattery (1817-1878) Children James (1840-?), Harriet S. (1841-?), Georgiana (1843-1911), and Stephen H. (1845-1909)Enlisted September 5, 1862 Mustered in November 15, 1862 Unit: 28th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers, Company G Born to Seth (1794-1837) and Hannah Harrison Beers (1798-1845). SiblingsContinue reading “PRIVATE GEORGE BEERS”

PRIVATE LEWIS BEECHER

Unknown DOB – January 25, 1865 (Florence, SC); unknown ageEnlisted December 1, 1863 and mustered in on the same dayUnit: 5th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers, Company E Captured on November 20, 1864 on a march in Tennessee. Died of chronic diarrhea at Florence, South Carolina as a prisoner. Buried in Florence National Cemetery, 803 East NationalContinue reading “PRIVATE LEWIS BEECHER”

PRIVATE NELSON BEACH

? 1842 (Connecticut) – July 20, 1863 (Arlington, VA); 21 years old Living in Cheshire, CT in the 1850 census. Listed as a farm laborer in the 1860 census. Enlisted August 11, 1862 Mustered in August 28, 1862Unit: 17th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers, Company F Died of measles in Arlington County, Virginia on July 20, 1863.Continue reading “PRIVATE NELSON BEACH”

PRIVATE WESLEY BANKS

Born in approximately 1845 – February 9, 1864 (Mortons Ford, VA); unknown ageEnlisted October 1, 1863 and mustered in the same dayUnit: 14th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers, Company E Wounded February 6, 1864 at Mortons Ford, Virginia and died of those wounds February 9, 1864; specifically, tetanus from gunshot wound Burial information not found