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Rhode Island in the US Civil War (USA) 1861-1865

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  • Joseph Williston Grosvenor, Dr. (1837 - 1929)
    Dr. Joseph Williston Grasvenor: Find- a- Grave has a nice picture of him (Dartmouth College, class of 1859. Civil War Ass. Surgeon in the 11th R I Vol and 3rd R I Heavy Artillary) Birth: Jul...
  • LTC Welcome Ballou Sayles (1813 - 1862)
    Welcome B. Sayles was born in Franklin, Massachusetts on July 12, 1812, the son of Daniel and Olive Ballou Sayles. Young Welcome is recorded as receiving his education in the Bellingham, Massachusett...
  • Major Sullivan Ballou (USA) (1829 - 1861)
    Sullivan Ballou (March 28, 1829 – July 28, 1861) was a lawyer, politician, and major in the United States Army. He is best remembered for the eloquent letter he wrote to his wife a week befo...
  • Maj. General Ambrose Burnside (USA), Governor, U.S. Senator (1824 - 1881)
    Ambrose Everett Burnside (May 23, 1824 – September 13, 1881) was an American soldier, railroad executive, inventor, industrialist, and politician from Rhode Island, serving as governor and a U...

This project is used to relate all units from Rhode Island who served in the Union Army.