Volunteer Regiment was known as the Charter Oak Regiment, being
recruited in the Hartford area. Eleven Wethersfield men were in the
regiment, one of whom died. It fought under Benjamin Butler in Louisiana
and later with Nathaniel Banks in his Louisiana campaign.
Name / Date Enlisted / Unit / Date Out /
Reason Out / Comment
- Bishop, Austin
12/27/61 Company A Re-eslisted in 76th Batt.
Thomas 4/7/64 Company B To CT 12th Batt. 11/26/64
William B. 12/27/61 Company B Enl. 11/20/61 as musician from Cpl.
11/1/63. Re-enl 1/1/64, disc. 7/24/65 also in 1st R.I.
George T. 11/20/61 Company C From Cpl. 11/28/63 WD 10/19/64. Trans.
To Batt. Cedar Creek, LA
- Garvie, Willaim A. 11/10/61 Company A
Cpl. From Sgt. 5/1/62, Capt. 3/27/63, Pattersonville LA, parole
made, disc. 12/2/64?
- Hills, Ralph H. 12/12/61 Company F
Musician tran to rank, wounded 9/19/64, Winchester, VA
John M 12/19/61 Company B From Cpl 5/1/62, died 9/20/63
Thomas 4/7/64 Company H Deserted 5/20/64
Frederick 4/11/64 Company H Wounded 9/19/64, Winchester, VA, to 12th
- Steele, Abel 1/24/62 Company I Cred.? To Berlin,
- Skinner, Sylvester 12/9/61 Company H Disc.
Disa. 2/25/62, Co. H 25 C.V.