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

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  • Brevet Brig. Gen. William Henry Peck Steere, (USA) (1817 - 1882)
    Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. At the outbreak of the rebellion, he enlisted in Rhode Island Volunteers was commissioned Captain and promoted Colonel in command of the 4th Regiment in Octobe...
  • Willard Steere, Jr., (USA) (1839 - 1862)
    Willard Steere Jr., son of Willard Sr. of Glocester and Burrillville, R.I. and Chloe Thayer of Douglas and Milford, MA, was the brother of Charles, Mary and Emeline. He enlisted as a Union private with...
  • Pvt George William Flagg, (USA) (1841 - 1861)
    Inscription:Died at Gordonsville, Va. from wounds received at the battle of Bull Run, July 21, 1861. Member, Co. D. F.L.I. (note-1st RI Inf.)* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : Aug 24 2016...
  • Corp. Wm. T. Shackley (1842 - 1918)
    Corporal Company F 2 R.I Inf. June 6 1861 Enlistment, June 6 1864 Discharged United States Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War, 1890 US ARMY United States Veterans Administration Pen...
  • Pvt. George Walker Brown, (U.S.A.) (1820 - 1905)
    He was a private Union soldier in the 1st Regiment, Rhode Island Cavalry in the American Civil War, farmer, carpenter, contractor, and builder. "He was an original "forty-niner." He relates many intere...

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