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Henry W. Hendrick served in the Union Army during the American Civil War as a private in Company K, 7th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry. He enlisted on September 12, 1861 and mustered out on August 1, 1...

5/31/2019 5/31/2019

Capt. Hartwell Cady MP (1833 - 1913)

Hartwell Cady served in the Union Army during the American Civil War in Company I, 11th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry. He enlisted on December 25, 1861 and was promoted to 1st Sergeant on July 20, 186...

5/31/2019 5/31/2019

General Joseph Griswold Perkins, a veteran of the War of the Rebellion, died early Monday morning at his residence in Old Lyme. Born in 1838, General Perkins was the son of Thomas Shaw Perkins of New L...

9/24/2016 4/20/2019

Pvt. (USA), Elias Howe, Jr. MP (1819 - 1867)

Inventor of the sewing machine Descendant of John Howe, of Sudbury, who became a freeman of Massachusetts Bay Colony in May l640 and died at Marlboro in l680. Elias Howe went to school occasionally i...

8/30/2008 4/6/2019

Pvt.(USA), Oliver Dart, Jr. MP (1839 - 1879)

One of those iron demons fired from a mortar on high ground on the 14th Connecticut’s right burst among the prone soldiers in Company D. A 3- by 2-inch fragment smashed into the ground, firing sand...

2/6/2019 2/13/2019

Civil War Company D (Rifle Company D) 3rd Connecticut Infantry Volunteers Company G 13th Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Infantry Whittlesey, George W. BATTLE UNIT NAME: 3rd Regiment, Connecticut In...

1/29/2019 1/29/2019

Lieut Simeon Gallup Fish Pursuant to "The Fish Family in England and America," by Lester Warren Fish, 1948; page 310: He was educated at Mystic and began life as a sailor, following the career of...

4/12/2018 11/9/2018

Charles Carrol Churchill MP (1840 - 1908)

Obituary The funeral of Charles C. Churchill was held in Campville Chapel Harwinton Monday afternoon at 1 O'Clock. Mr. Churchill was well known in Litchfield County,having been a member of the Litchf...

11/24/2013 2/26/2018

George R Kelley MP (1833 - 1903)

Reference: Ancestry Genealogy - SmartCopy : Jan 8 2018, 23:39:48 UTC

1/8/2018 1/8/2018

Civil War Veteran Affiliation: Confederacy and Union (forced in Confederate service 1861) Enlisted: Nov. 11,1861 (Union) Rank: Sgt. Major Co.: Regt.: 11th Ct. Branch: Infantry Discharged:...

2/4/2008 7/31/2017

Charles Jessup Arms MP (1841 - 1901)

In the civil war he was a member of Co. B, 16th reg't Conn, infy. He was a lawyer, state senator, and journalist. THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. II, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Til...

11/25/2012 7/10/2017

Jared Reid Avery, Jr. (USA) MP (1845 - 1904)

He was a veteran of the civil war, and junior vice-commander of department of Conn., G. A. R. THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland...

2/18/2012 7/2/2017

THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. p. 648, Vol. II, p. 1020 Civil War Union Army Soldier. Company C, 21st Regiment, Con...

2/18/2012 7/2/2017

Frederick never married and made the military his life's work."General Frederick E Camp of Middletown died 59 A prominent man who joined the army of Conn Volunteers as First Lieutenant and reached Lieu...

6/17/2017 6/17/2017

Orris Sanford Ferry (August 15, 1823 – November 21, 1875) was a Republican American lawyer and politician from Connecticut who served in the United States House of Representatives and the United Stat...

8/16/2011 5/7/2017

Giles Williams Avery, (USA) MP (1829 - 1867)

Civil War service: Served in the Twenty-sixth Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Infantry THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. ...

3/8/2009 5/1/2017

Thomas Taylor Minor MP (1844 - 1889)

Thomas T. Minor, (February 20, 1844 – December 2, 1889) was a physician, businessman, civic and political leader who founded the Seattle, Lake Shore and Eastern Railway and served as mayor of Seattle...

6/26/2010 4/21/2017

(USA), William Henry Watrous MP (1841 - 1918)

President and treasurer of the William Rogers Manufacturing Company, Hartford. Civil War veteran.

11/26/2016 3/19/2017

Griffin A. Stedman, Jr. (1838-1864) See Griffin A. Stedman, Jr. - Student, Soldier, Legend by Suzanne Mittica 11th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry The following personal sketch of General Stedman is...

6/17/2011 3/18/2017

Joseph Roswell Hawley (October 31, 1826 – March 18, 1905) was the 42nd Governor of Connecticut, a U.S. politician in the Republican and Free Soil parties, a Civil War general, and a journalist and ne...

12/23/2009 3/18/2017

Cdr. Edward Hooker, USN MP (1822 - c.1889)

Edward Hooker was born at Farmington, Connecticut in 1822. He entered the merchant service in 1836 and entered the US Navy on 20 July 1861 when he was appointed acting master. He served on board Louisi...

3/2/2009 3/18/2017

Pvt. (USA), John Chapman MP (1825 - 1908)

Civil War Veteran Affiliation: Union Rank: Pvt. Enlisted: Aug. 11,1862 Mustered in: Aug. 24, 1862 Co.: B Regt.: 16th Ct. Infantry Captured: Plymouth, N.C., April 24, 1864 Paroled: Dec. ...

2/28/2017 2/28/2017

John C. Mack MP (1826 - 1886)

Co. K 25th Regt. Ct. Vol.

12/18/2016 12/18/2016

Theodore Fenn Warner MP (1846 - 1885)

Theodore was baptized on 26 July 1846 in Bethlehem, Connecticut, so he could not have been born on 14 August 1846 as some on-line trees state. He served in the American Civil War as part of Company H...

8/14/2016 11/22/2016

Pvt David H Connell MP (1838 - 1914)

Civil War Veteran.Enlisted on 10/8/1864 as a Private.On 10/8/1864 he mustered into "D" Co. 25th Ohio Infantry. He was discharged for promotion on 3/12/1865On 3/13/1865 he was commissioned into "K" Co. ...

8/27/2016 8/27/2016

George Griswold Sill MP (1829 - 1907)

George Griswold Sill (October 26, 1829 – May 19, 1907) was an American politician who was the 37th Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut from 1873 to 1877. Early life Sill was born at Windsor, Conne...

6/28/2016 7/6/2016

Citation Led out a small flanking party and by a clash and at great risk captured a large number of prisoners. William Stone Hubbell (April 19, 1837 – August 28, 1930) was a United States Army ...

12/19/2012 7/4/2016

John Gideon Palmer, (USA) MP (1845 - 1901)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal John Gideon Palmer, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on ...

5/4/2012 7/4/2016

Isaac Gallup Avery MP (1841 - 1914)

He enlisted in Co. H, 21st reg't Conn, inf'y; was at Fredericksburg, Drury's Bluff, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, and other battles, and was mustered out at end of war; represented his town in the legislatu...

7/16/2012 7/4/2016

Civil War Union Army Officer, US Congressman. Served as Mayor of Hartford from 1854 to 1858. After the outbreak of the Civil War, on October 15, 1861, he was appointed Colonel and commander of the ...

2/10/2014 6/16/2016

Charles Baldwin served in Company A, 2nd Regiment, Connecticut Infantry in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

4/12/2014 3/15/2016

No Children. THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. p. 641, Vol. II, p. 1007 Civil War Service Inscription: Company A, 25...

6/29/2008 12/29/2015

Andrew Jackson Finch enlisted in Company E, Connecticut 15th Infantry Regiment on 25 Aug 1862. Mustered out on 27 Jun 1865. He was a Prisoner of War. Sources - U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and...

12/9/2015 12/9/2015

Samuel E Gibbs (USA) MP (b. - 1864)

Co. F, 2nd Conn. Heavy ArtilleryKilled at the Battle of Cold Harbor, VAae 26

12/5/2015 12/5/2015

Pvt. Henry H. Babcock (USA) MP (1841 - 1925)

Henry Babcock served in Company B, 5th Connecticut Infantry Regiment in the Union Army during the Civil War. He was mustered out on July 22, 1866 at Chattanooga, Tennessee.

12/5/2015 12/5/2015

William Scranton served in Company B, 5th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry in the Union Army during the Civil War. Source -

12/5/2015 12/5/2015

Daniel Scranton served in Company I, 27th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry in the Union Army during the Civil War. Source -

12/5/2015 12/5/2015

Capt. Eugene Atwater (USA) MP (1842 - 1878)

Eugene Atwater served as a Private in the 1st Independent Battery, Connecticut Light Artillery and as a Captain in Company D,, 6th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry. Sources

12/2/2015 12/2/2015

Henry Larcom Abbot (August 13, 1831 – October 1, 1927) was a military engineer and career officer in the United States Army. He served in the Union Army during the American Civil War and was appointe...

9/16/2015 11/6/2015

Henry Eugene Burton MP (1840 - 1904)

Military Service: 1st Lt. Co. I. 35th Regt. N>C> Cobred Vols. in Civil War Residence: Stepney to Middletown, Connecticut

9/1/2008 10/17/2015

Pvt. William H. Evans, (USA) MP (1840 - 1920)

William H. Evans was a Teamster from New Haven County, Connecticut. He served in the Union Army during the Civil War.

8/29/2015 8/29/2015

Rev. Henry Clay Trumbull MP (1830 - 1903)

Henry Clay Trumbull (June 8, 1830 – December 8, 1903) was an American clergyman and author. He became a world famous editor, author, and pioneer of the Sunday School Movement. Early life Henry Cl...

3/29/2008 8/19/2015

Recorded as written by John Banks ; Civil War blog: Here's the front and back of a CDV of Hartford's Robert Hooker Gillette, a paymaster aboard the U.S.S. Gettysburg, who was killed when the magazine...

5/11/2014 6/12/2015

George Whitefield Davis (July 26, 1839 – July 12, 1918) was an engineer and Major General in the United States Army. He also served as a military Governor of Puerto Rico and as the first military Gov...

3/17/2015 3/17/2015

Col. Samuel Colt MP (1814 - 1862)

The blue dome of the former Colt firearms factory sits atop the Coltsville complex in Hartford, Conn. A decade-long campaign to memorialize the factory that Samuel Colt built in 1855 won approval from ...

10/14/2008 3/16/2015

William Huntington Russell (12 August 1809 – 19 May 1885) was an American businessman, educator, and politician. Notably, he was a co-founder (along with Alphonso Taft) of the Yale University secret ...

7/15/2011 3/9/2015

Lt. John Bishop MP (1834 - 1901)

He was sergeant of the first company that left New London in 1861 ; promoted to second lieut., 29th Conn. Vol.; was in campaign around Richmond; promoted to first lieutenant for bravery; assistant prov...

10/5/2013 1/25/2015

Civil War Union Army Officer. He served during the Civil War as Colonel and commander of the 6th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry, and was mortally wounded storming Fort Wagner in South Carolina. He we...

8/12/2012 12/14/2014

Alfred Howe Terry (November 10, 1827 – December 16, 1890) was a Union general in the American Civil War and the military commander of the Dakota Territory from 1866 to 1869 and again from 1872 to 188...

8/6/2008 11/15/2014